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  • Nadia Bukhari was given an opportunity to host and present a show on health giving her the opportunity to emphasise the role of the pharmacist to the public, especially within the Muslim community. In the image, a professional video camera in a studio

    Putting pharmacists in the media

    21 JUL 2015 By Nadia Bukhari
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    Nadia Bukhari, senior teaching fellow at the UCL School of Pharmacy, presented a show on health for the Islam Channel for the month of Ramadan.

  • Why not just ask a pharmacist for advice? Subscription

    10 APR 2015 12:03 By Andrew Grierson

    I have just watched the BBC programme ‘The truth about your medicine cabinet’, which was a fairly entertaining exposé (in the loosest sense of the term). I found it strange that the nation needs a 60-minute programme to tell us what people could have discovered if they had simply walked into a pharmacy and asked a pharmacist’s advice on treating their minor symptoms. Instead, the programme insinuates that, as a nation, we appear to be wandering aimlessly around supermarkets and service ...

  • Complaints about medicines advertising fall by a third Subscription

    26 FEB 2015 12:03

    The number of complaints about medicines advertising made to the safety regulator fell by a third in 2014, according to official figures released on 24 February 2015.

  • Pharmaceutical companies violate drug advertising codes, study highlights. The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), pictured, oversees drug advertising in the UK.

    Pharmaceutical companies often violate drug advertising codes, study finds Subscription

    23 FEB 2015 16:56 By Bernard Murphy

    The pharmaceutical industry’s systems for self-regulation of drug advertising and marketing are weak, according to a study published in PLoS Medicine.

  • Dawn Connelly (right) receiving her Medical Journalists’ Association award for data journalism from Rosemary Hennings on behalf of Galliard Healthcare Communications

    Dawn Connelly wins prestigious medical journalism award Subscription

    6 FEB 2015 16:35

    Dawn Connelly, features editor at The Pharmaceutical Journal, won the Data Journalism Award at the Medical Journalists’ Association winter awards, held at BMA House in London on 5 February 2014. The prize was awarded for her graphic feature ‘A visual guide to the Ebola virus epidemic’

  • ‘I think you’ll find it’s a bit more complicated than that’ by Ben Goldacre

    An anthology of fun fights about science Subscription

    4 DEC 2014 11:41 By Emma Page

    ‘I think you’ll find it’s a bit more complicated than that’ is a compilation of Ben Goldacre’s work from over the past 20 years.

  • Social media such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter can help you secure a job by improving your curriculum vitae (CV) online

    Boost your chances of securing a job by enhancing your online CV Subscription

    19 NOV 2014 16:51 By Emma Page

    Perhaps you’ve set up a LinkedIn account and have no idea what to use it for. Maybe you have a Twitter profile and only use it to tweet photographs of your dinner. This article explains how you can use social media to your professional advantage — increasing your chances of being spotted by an employer and getting a job offer.

  • RPS conference opening session

    RPS annual conference 2014 in pictures

    12 SEP 2014 14:40

    Delegates attended educational sessions and made the most of networking opportunities at the 2014 Royal Pharmaceutical Society Annual Conference, held at the ICC, Birmingham, on 7–8 September.

  • John Collins with David Sharp of D&R Sharp Chemists, Doncaster

    'I love my pharmacist' competition highlights work of community pharmacists Subscription

    4 SEP 2014 By Jeff Mills

    Patient stories form part of magazine competition that aims to raise the profile of pharmacists.

  • Access to pharmacies in areas of deprivation Subscription

    22 AUG 2014 11:18

    13 August 2014: David Branford, English Pharmacy Board chairman, was featured on BBC Online talking about the new study from the University of Durham on the accessibility of community pharmacies, especially in areas of high deprivation. He emphasised the huge potential of the sector in improving health inequalities.

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