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Pharmacy workforce remains a dilemmaSubscription

Reforms to pharmacy education and training will now proceed without a cap on student numbers, but there may well be unintended consequences.

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The amygdala is the emotion centre of the brain. Psilocybin reduces amygdala reactivity to negative emotional stimuli, and has been found to induce an increase in positive mood. Neural patterns break down and the connectivity between different parts of th

Psychedelics: entering a new age of addiction therapy

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Psilocybin, the compound that makes mushrooms magic, is showing promise as a treatment for several psychiatric illnesses.

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Fractured osteoporotic hip of an elderly woman after a fall. Around one in three people aged over 65 years falls at least once a year. This increases to around 50% of people older than 75 years

Preventing falls in older peopleSubscription

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How pharmacy teams can reduce the risk of falls in elderly people by identifying risk factors and managing medicines.

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Omar El-Gohary, superintendent pharmacist at Chemist Direct

Connecting with hard-to-reach patients via an online pharmacySubscription

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Superintendent pharmacist Omar El-Gohary enjoys the challenge of combining medicines, business and technology expertise in his role at online pharmacy Chemist Direct.

The Pharmaceutical Journal

1 November 2014, Vol 293, No 7834

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Psilocybin, the compound that makes mushrooms magic, is showing promise as a treatment for several psychiatric illnesses, including addiction and depression.

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Pharmacists will be sent a self care guide to help patients manage minor illnesses

How pharmacists in Scotland can help combat antimicrobial resistanceSubscription

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Jacqueline Sneddon, project lead for the Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group, and Annamarie McGregor, professional support pharmacist at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, explain how pharmacists in Scotland can improve antimicrobial stewardship.

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