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  • Macrolide how they work

    Preserving macrolides Subscription

    27 AUG 2020

    Macrolide antibiotics have many uses, particularly for penicillin-allergic patients, but recent trends suggest that resistance is increasing among Gram-positive infections.

  • 386 387 Infographic

    Blue, brown and now green Subscription

    23 JUN 2020

    The ‘NHS long-term plan’ has called for a shift towards inhalers with a lower carbon footprint.

  • Virus lifecycle and potential therapies

    Targeting COVID-19: the drugs being fast-tracked through clinical trials and how they work

    7 MAY 2020

    The NHS is rapidly enrolling patients into studies as part of a focused international effort to find medicines that will interfere with viral replication or help modulate the immune system response.

  • Apr2020 Infographic

    Spotting the signs of acute kidney injury Subscription

    23 APR 2020

    With 65% of cases beginning in the community, pharmacists can help detect acute kidney injury early and review patients’ medicines before their condition worsens. 

  • COVID 19 Infographic March 2020 Vaccine development

    The race to stop COVID-19

    11 MAR 2020
    Comments (1)

    As a new strain of coronavirus threatens public health systems across the globe, researchers are racing to develop a vaccine.

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy: how does it work?

    Cognitive behavioural therapy: breaking the cycle Subscription

    27 FEB 2020

    The most common alternative to pharmacological treatment offered to patients with depression and anxiety by the NHS is cognitive behavioural therapy, or ‘CBT’. This guide details how it works.

  • Relief from indigestion: a visual guide

    Relief from indigestion: a visual guide Subscription

    24 JAN 2020

    Indigestion and heartburn affect four in ten people. This guide illustrates the options available over the counter for managing symptoms and how they work.

  • 2019: trending topics in pharmacy

    2019: trending topics in pharmacy Subscription

    12 DEC 2019

    We take a look at the biggest stories of the year and summarise some of your reactions to them.

  • Community pharmacy at  the heart of primary care

    Community pharmacy at the heart of primary care Subscription

    21 NOV 2019

    As the ‘NHS long-term plan’ is implemented in England, community pharmacy will become the heart of the new primary care landscape, delivering clinical services and receiving referrals from other health providers.

  • hrt infographic

    Is hormone replacement therapy worth the risks? Subscription

    10 OCT 2019
    Comments (1)

    The risks and benefits of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) have long been the source of confusion and controversy. Here we summarise the latest evidence to assist pharmacists in supporting patients thinking about HRT.

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