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  • E-prescribing systems on a hospital ward

    E-prescribing in hospital: ten ways to make it a success Subscription

    Some hospital trusts are making progress towards replacing paper prescriptions with their electronic counterparts, but others are yet to make the switch. Here are ten tips for successful implementation of electronic prescribing and medicines administration systems.

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    The evolution of NHS 111 Subscription

    First piloted in 2011, the NHS 111 service is constantly evolving and pharmacists are being increasingly recognised for the role they can have within it. Although models across England, Scotland and Wales share the same general objectives, they have developed separately, resulting in different versions of the service with different visions for its future.

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    Everything you need to know about the debate over supervision Subscription

    The supervision debate has been an ongoing point of contention for several years, but what exactly is the debate about and why is it so controversial?

  • Digital Pharmacy

    High street multiples take on the digital pharmacy revolution Subscription

    Despite lagging behind their distance-selling counterparts in online dispensing, the digital revolution in community pharmacy may still be led by the top four high street pharmacy chains.

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    ‘A blessing and a curse’: the struggle to introduce e-prescribing Subscription

    NHS England has set an ambitious target to be paperless by 2024, a major part of which is implementing electronic prescribing and medicines administration systems in hospitals. Although progress is being made, there remain challenges to overcome.

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    Inside Pharmacy2U Subscription

    From controversial marketing campaigns to fears that its vast dispensing facilities will quash high street pharmacy businesses, Pharmacy2U’s rise has not gone unnoticed.

  • Antimicrobal resistance

    Emergency antibiotic supplies double despite concern over AMR Subscription

    As the number of antibiotics supplied through the NHS Urgent Medicine Supply Advanced Service increases, concerns are growing over its impact on antimicrobial resistance.

  • Medical cannabis UK

    Everything you need to know about medical cannabis Subscription

    Medical cannabis was legalised in the UK on 1 November 2018, but the regulations around its use and supply remain strict. Here is a quick update about how it is being used in the NHS and what benefits it may or may not offer.

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    Is a complete ban on OTC opioids the solution? Subscription

    Misuse of over-the-counter opioids often slips under the radar. Some experts say the UK should follow other countries and ban them altogether, but others argue that there is more that pharmacists can do to help tackle this problem.

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    DNP: the dangerous diet pill pharmacists should know about Subscription

    As concerns over deaths related to the diet pill 2,4-dinitrophenol (DNP) increase, healthcare professionals — including pharmacists — are being called on to play their part in raising awareness and preventing DNP-related harm.

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