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Pharmacy access to full patient records is more critical than everSubscription

Pharmacists must be given full access to patient records to enable them to expand their role in the health service and provide better patient care.

David Gerrard is an advanced pharmacist practitioner at Northumberland Tyne Wear NHS Foundation Trust

A day caring for vulnerable people with learning disabilitiesSubscription

David Gerrard details a typical day as a pharmacist independent prescriber working as part of a community learning disability treatment team.

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How to improve antifungal stewardshipSubscription

Selecting appropriate antifungal therapies and performing ongoing reviews of these therapies can help support antifungal stewardship efforts and help reduce antifungal resistance.

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Digital pharmacy

Throughout July, The Pharmaceutical Journal will analyse the drive to use digital technology in pharmacy. We will publish a series of articles looking at whether new technologies are freeing up time and improving safety, or whether they are blocking the human interaction essential for good patient care. #digitalpharmacy

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