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Case-based learning: Sore throat

Case-based learning: sore throatSubscription

Most sore throats are caused by viral infections and get better within a week through self-care. However, it is important to recognise when a sore throat is a symptom of a more serious illness.

Oral Insulin

Binning the sharps: the quest for oral insulinSubscription

The pharmaceutical industry has been trying to develop oral formulations of insulin since the 1920s without success, but, over the past few years, several new oral delivery systems have shown promise in clinical trials.

Duncan Craig

Duncan Craig: 'I'm concerned students' scientific acumen is completely ignored'Subscription

The chair of the Pharmacy Schools Council on five-year MPharm degrees, apprenticeships and the impact of Brexit on research.

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Writing competition 2019

And the winners are...

Some patients teach a valuable lesson that endures for an entire professional career, and in 2019, The Pharmaceutical Journal challenged pharmacists to describe the patient who changed their practice, in no more than 500 words. And they did not disappoint. We were pleased to receive so many brilliant entries from pharmacists, and those in training, and we hope you enjoy reading our selection of the best.

Read the winning entries here

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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