New contract between the NHS and community pharmacists in England should hasten change in the criminalisation of dispensing errors.
Creating a culture of whistleblowing for pharmacists Subscription
How do we improve the treatment of whistleblowers in the healthcare sector?
The Directive on counterfeit medicines will be complicated to implement and comply with, but it is in everyone’s interest to start thinking about the issues now and get it right first time.
As a medical science liaison, Lisa McCluskey travels worldwide presenting medical information. She has now been appointed final medical signatory, a role recently made available to pharmacists.
From the blogs
E-cigarette exhibitors dominated the Pharmacy Show this year. Should we embrace is its potential as a substitute for smoking or be concerned at how it is being marketed?
As a pre-registration tutor, you need to be able to tell if your trainee is struggling. Emma Wright and Liz Fidler describe what to look for.
An electronic detection tool may be able to identify what strain of bacteria Clostridium difficile is present in faeces.
Henry Hickman demonstrated that carbon dioxide could be used as an anaesthetic, but was never recognised for his work
Roger Poole explains how bumblebees and zebrafish manage to navigate their surroundings while avoiding collisions
Changes to clinical trial procedures for new cancer drugs will prevent duplication, reduce bureaucracy and speed-up patient access to new products.
Union representing hospital pharmacists hopes strike will force government to rethink pay dealSubscription
The Guild of Healthcare Pharmacists hopes the UK government will reconsider the terms of the 2014 pay deal after NHS strike action.
Janssen and Novartis pick up 2014 Prix Galien awards Subscription
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RPS endorses Boots training providerSubscription
Emergence of HIV in humans traced to Kinshasa Subscription