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  • hospital pharmacists

    European hospital pharmacists call for common hospital training framework Subscription

    8 FEB 2018 15:43 By Helen Mooney

    The European Association of Healthcare Pharmacists is calling for a common training framework for hospital pharmacists across Europe.

  • Medicines non-adherence concept

    Non-adherence: medicine’s weakest link Subscription

    8 FEB 2018 15:42 By Kirsty Oswald
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    Non-adherence to prescribed medicines is one of the biggest obstacles to effective healthcare, impacting on patients, healthcare professionals, pharmaceutical companies and healthcare systems. Pharmacists are ideally placed to improve adherence, but are effective interventions available and how can pharmacists match patients to an appropriate intervention?

  • Lucy Lelliott

    Helping respiratory patients breathe easy Subscription

    29 JAN 2018 9:59 By Lucy Sale

    Sometimes as pharmacists we undervalue what impact we can have and how much patients appreciate our skills, says Lucy Lelliott.

  • People in training course

    Seven new pharmacy training courses from Health Education England

    25 JAN 2018 16:01
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    Money from the Pharmacy Integration Fund is being used to develop seven training courses for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, Health Education England has announced.

  • Hands typing on keyboard

    Revalidation: support and implementation Subscription

    24 JAN 2018 14:48 By Ingrid Torjesen

    This is the second in a series of in-depth articles The Pharmaceutical Journal is running on revalidation. In December 2017, the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) formally approved the framework for revalidation and agreed a timetable for its implementation. Pharmacy professionals will be required to submit various pieces of work, and make declarations to illustrate that they are keeping their skills up to date. In this article, we talk to the GPhC to find out how revalidation ...

  • Members of the Pharmacists Clinic team at the University of British Columbia (UBC)

    Pharmacist-led clinic in Canada aims to benefit students, pharmacists and patients Subscription

    12 JAN 2018 15:08 By Janna Lawrence

    As pharmacists take on more clinical roles within primary care, innovative models of practice are emerging around the world. The University of British Columbia, Canada, has opened a pharmacist-led primary care clinic, which showcases what pharmacists can do, is an educational tool for students and a ‘living laboratory’ through which pharmacy practice research is conducted. In this feature, we describe how the clinic operates and look at whether such a scheme would translate to the UK.

  • Nigel Clarke, chair of the GPhC, speaks with a member of the UCLan's Comensus group

    GPhC members visit UCLan School of Pharmacy

    30 NOV 2017 15:38

    Members of the General Pharmaceutical Council have visited students at the University of Central Lancashire’s School of Pharmacy in Preston

  • Person at computer

    Pre-reg application system rated as poor by 53% pharmacy students

    29 NOV 2017 15:26 By Debbie Andalo

    Pharmacy students were disappointed with the new national application system to find a preregistration training place in England this year, according to the results of a survey.

  • Primary Care Pharmacy Association president Liz Butterfield, left, and director Michelle Kaulbach-Mills, with the chief executive of Pharmacy Management, John Stanley

    New leadership skills training for primary care pharmacists

    13 NOV 2017 15:08

    The Primary Care Pharmacy Association has signed an agreement with training provider Pharmacy Management to develop its Clinical Leadership in Pharmacy programme in England.

  • Prereg student exam

    Autumn registration assessment pass rate up on last year

    27 OCT 2017 15:46

    The pass rate for the registration assessment in September 2017 is more than 17 percentage points higher than last autumn, according to results released by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).

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