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  • Funding available for health innovations Subscription

    13 JAN 2015 13:35

    The next round of applications for The Health Foundation’s (THF) ‘Innovation for improvement’ programme are now open. Funds of £75,000 per project are released to projects that set out to test new innovations to improve health outcomes. THF plans to fund 20 projects per round for the next five rounds. This round of applications closes at noon on 10 February 2015. More ...

  • Pharmacy has little control over government funding Subscription

    22 DEC 2014 10:53 By Michael Koumis
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    The decision by Greg Clark, the minister for universities, science and cities, not to introduce controls on the number of pharmacy students is pretty much what many of us expected. Since extra government funding for pre-registration places will not be made available, it is no skin off his nose if large numbers graduate. If it is not costing the NHS a penny, it seems pointless lobbying our local MP, as Gino Martini suggested (

  • 'Realising the value' programme Subscription

    5 DEC 2014 14:21

    NHS England has launched the ‘Realising the value’ programme, a new initiative which aims to empower people and communities to take more control of their health. Through this programme, NHS England will award a grant of up to £500,000 to a charity or not-for-profit organisation to identify evidence-based approaches to self-care. The deadline for applications is 9 January 2014. More information is available from the

  • The European Medicines Agency (EMA) amends policy on handling declarations of interest

    Medicines regulator amends conflict of interest rules to ensure suitability of experts Subscription

    25 NOV 2014 16:35 By Francesca Rivers

    The European Medicines Agency has amended its policy on handling declarations of interest to ensure pharmaceutical experts are not unduly excluded.

  • Ebola research projects receive £1.34m Subscription

    17 NOV 2014 17:12

    A hand-held device to test bodily fluids for the Ebola virus is among five new research projects announced by the UK government and the Wellcome Trust.

  • Close up of a lung-on-chip linked to a cyclic suction - organ on chip

    Organ-on-chip technology to revolutionise drug development Subscription

    7 AUG 2014 By Janna Lawrence

    Pioneering work creating organ models aims to predict the human response to a protein in order to assess whether it is a suitable drug target.

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    Recognising excellence through changing times: The Pharmaceutical Care Awards Subscription

    5 JUL 2014 By Maureen O'Sullivan

    In the 22 years since the awards were introduced, healthcare in the UK and the roles of pharmacy teams have changed substantially

  • Prescribing clinics Subscription

    12 JUN 2014 8:53

    The Scottish Government has announced that funding will continue until 2014–15 for community pharmacists in Scotland to provide prescribing clinics. NHS boards will distribute the funding and have been told to consider a number of factors this year. These include supporting clinics that extend to multiple morbidities but not funding smoking cessation clinics. This is because the pharmacy smoking cessation service within the core public health service is to be extended to include supply ...

  • Leadership scholarships Subscription

    4 JUN 2014 15:07

    The Florence Nightingale Foundation is offering 15 leadership scholarships to pharmacists and other healthcare professionals working within Kent, Surrey and Sussex.

  • The Pharmaceutical Journal, 24/31 May 2014, Vol 292, 7811/7812

    Darzi Fellowship accepts pharmacy-led project to improve care of AF patients Subscription

    21 MAY 2014 15:34 By Asha Fowells

    Patients with atrial fibrillation who take new oral anticoagulants to reduce their risk of stroke need a smooth transition of care from hospital to community, Asha Fowells finds

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