Corrinne Burns is our Royal Pharmaceutical Society Correspondent
The number of drug-related deaths in Scotland rose to 1,187 in 2018: a figure 27% higher than the previous year, according to data from National Records of Scotland.
The body that runs the Falsified Medicines Directive says medicines regulators in individual countries should begin enforcing its compliance.
Jonathan Burton has been elected as chair of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s Scottish Pharmacy Board.
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It’s been a busy year for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS). The Society co-hosted the 2018 International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) Congress, which saw more than 3,000 delegates from 107 countries gather in Glasgow during 2–6 September. The Society used the congress to launch its professional development core curriculum, the product of five years’ work to help support pharmacists through their career development.
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) can be an added stressor to an already challenging job in pharmacy. Corrinne Burns caught up with pharmacists living with symptoms of the condition to find how they manage them.
Pharmacists should take advantage of Pharmacist Support’s free wellbeing workshops, which cover time management, stress management and building resilience.