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Tony Cartwright

Tony Cartwright, FRPharmS, is a retired pharmacist

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  • Using the new RPS websiteSubscription

    14 JUN 2017Comments (2)

    The Retired Pharmacists’ Group (RPG) Committee wishes to share its thoughts on the design and usability of the new Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) website. Clearly, the designers of this long-awaited new website have worked hard to present a more modern look. We accept that it was necessary to make changes to the way in which the members of networking groups receive information to comply with new data protection laws. RPS staff have been helpful when we have contacted them for assis

  • We must remember that coeliac patients are suffering from a debilitating disease, and these products keep them healthy and help improve their quality of life. In the image, grains of wheat coming out of a pill bottle

    NHS gluten-free food controversy does no favours for patients with coeliac diseaseSubscription

    2 OCT 2015

    In light of negative press coverage about the NHS’s spend on gluten-free products, we must remember that coeliac patients are suffering from a debilitating disease, and these products keep them healthy and help improve their quality of life.

  • Many a mickle makes a muckleSubscription

    PJ, December 2013

    The launch of the additional pharmaceutical service in Scotland allowing community pharmacies to start supplying gluten-free foods from early next year will be welcomed by patients, GPs and pharmacists (PJ 2013;291:582). In September 2011 the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee teamed up with the National Pharmacy Association and Coeliac UK to launch a toolkit for a pharmacy-led su

  • Members alienated from voting in RPS electionsSubscription

    27 JUL 2015Comments (1)

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