Corrinne Burns is Royal Pharmaceutical Society Correspondent at The Pharmaceutical Journal.
Survey shows strong support for NHS Near Me video consultations among patients and cliniciansSubscription
Some 87% of patients and 94% of clinicians said that video consultations should be an option, according to an engagement exercise carried out for NHS Near Me in Scotland.
Pharmacists who begin the new national foundation training year in 2021 will not undergo independent prescriber training.
Basing remuneration for advice on the number of items dispensed is ‘flawed’, says pharmacy negotiatorSubscription
Remunerating pharmacy contractors based on the number of items dispensed is “flawed”, the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee has said.
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There have been big changes across the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) in 2019: it has been a year of new faces, new campaigns, new publications and, for the RPS in Scotland, a new home.
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.