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The Pharmaceutical Journal

Editorial

A more clinically oriented registration assessment may disadvantage preregistration trainees in the community, who make up the largest sector. In the image, a long hospital corridor

Clinical assessment may not reflect everyday practiceSubscription

A more clinically oriented registration assessment may disadvantage preregistration trainees in the community, who make up the largest sector.

Threatening to cut benefits for those who refuse treatment is unworkable

Treating benefit recipients badly Subscription

Why threatening to cut benefits for those who refuse treatment is unworkable.

Learning article

Gentamicin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic commonly used for the treatment of infections and surgical prophylaxis. In the image, surgeons in the middle of an operation

Gentamicin: dose regimens and monitoring

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How to calculate the correct dose of gentamicin and monitor patients to prevent toxicity.

Q&A

Minister of State for Community and Social Care Alistair Burt (pictured), in an exclusive interview with The Pharmaceutical Journal, discusses seven-day healthcare service, pharmacists’ growing role in the NHS and decriminalisation of dispensing errors

Alistair Burt: 'pharmacists are an untapped resource'Subscription

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Minister of State for Community and Social Care Alistair Burt, in an exclusive interview with The Pharmaceutical Journal, discusses seven-day healthcare service, pharmacists’ growing role in the NHS and decriminalisation of dispensing errors.

Careers

Pharmacy production manager Tony Murphy (pictured) has been in his role at University College London Hospitals (UCLH) for almost 30 years. In that time, he has recruited many of the staff and designed the new aseptic production unit.

Manufacturing medicines in the aseptics unitSubscription

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Ensuring that medicines are manufactured to the highest quality is a major part of a pharmacy production manager’s role.

The Pharmaceutical Journal

8/15 August 2015, Vol 295, No 7874/5

Cover Story:

What skills and abilities will pharmacists need in the future and how will education and training need to change to deliver that?

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Keith Ridge (pictured), chief pharmaceutical officer for England, said suggestions that the “right” number of consultant pharmacists in England was around 50-60 underplayed the importance of their expertise to the NHS

Consultant pharmacist numbers ‘should rise ten-fold’Subscription

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Chief pharmaceutical officer for England targets key role for senior pharmacists in ongoing NHS reforms.

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