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Body bionics: how the next generation of biosensors could revolutionise drug deliverySubscription

Smaller, smarter and more sensitive — how four new technologies could change the way drugs are monitored and administered.

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Are patients the missing piece in the drug development puzzle?Subscription

Pharmaceutical companies are beginning to appreciate that involving patients in the drug development life cycle could save them millions of pounds. But are companies being brave enough when it comes to ‘patient centricity’?

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Is it time for community pharmacy to let go of dispensing?Subscription

The conversation about whether the days of pharmacists handing out white bags will soon be over was the most polarising debate of the FIP conference.

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FIP 2018

The theme of the 78th FIP World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is 'Pharmacy: Transforming outcomes!'.

The 2018 FIP congress in Glasgow, Scotland, will bring together pharmacy practitioners and pharmaceutical scientists from around the world to consider ways of extending the role of pharmacists so that they play a full part in ensuring patients, and health systems, achieve full benefit from the medicines people take.

This is the first time that the FIP World Congress has been held in the UK for nearly 40 years. The last time was in 1979, making this a truly unique learning opportunity for pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists in Great Britain.

UK healthcare company RB is Gold Sponsor of this year’s congress.

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Managing dental emergencies in community pharmacy: soft tissue conditionsSubscription

What advice pharmacists and their teams can give to patients presenting with soft tissue dental conditions in community pharmacy.

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Thrush: detection and management in community pharmacy

Pharmacists can provide treatment and advice for this common yeast infection.

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The right frame of mindSubscription

Steve Hemsley speaks to Asta Prajapati, the first mental health pharmacist to be awarded £350,000 to develop a medication adherence tool for patients with bipolar disorder.

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Could you offer a veterinary pharmacy service?

The UK is well known as a nation of animal lovers. From agricultural livestock to household pets, this has created a growing niche sector for pharmacy — but how do you get involved?

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Double win for BNF app at the British Interactive Media Awards

The British National Formulary app, launched by Pharmaceutical Press in July 2017, has won two prizes at the 2018 British Interactive Media Awards.

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'William Wilson, commonly called Mortar Willie, aged 107': coloured etching and aquatint

This print, drawn, etched and published by John Kay of Edinburgh in 1815, depicts a drug grinder by the name of William Wilson (1709–1815), who was also known as ‘Mortar Willie’.

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Body bionics: how the next generation of biosensors could revolutionise drug deliverySubscription

Smaller, smarter and more sensitive — how four new technologies could change the way drugs are monitored and administered.

Concept image of the components that make up drug development

Are patients the missing piece in the drug development puzzle?Subscription

Pharmaceutical companies are beginning to appreciate that involving patients in the drug development life cycle could save them millions of pounds. But are companies being brave enough when it comes to ‘patient centricity’?

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Diagnosis and management of anaemia in adults with chronic kidney diseaseSubscription

An overview of the treatments for anaemia in chronic kidney disease and the tests needed to prescribe and assess their effectiveness.

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CPD Learning for Pharmacists

A new series of ebooks from The Pharmaceutical Journal. The first book in the series focuses on the care of older patients.

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Promoting self-care this summer

Pharmacists are well placed to help patients take care of themselves — from advising on sun protection and skin cancer risk to offering tips on managing hayfever. Read The Pharmaceutical Journal's special report on self-care and help patients in your community pharmacy to help themselves stay well this summer.

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Simulation-based training: applications in clinical pharmacySubscription

With the evolving role of pharmacists and the growing complexity of healthcare, there is a need for interventions and innovations to enhance both individual task and team performance. Simulation-based training is an educational platform with potential in this area. This article outlines its applications in pharmacy and how it can support the skill acquisition and development of pharmacists.

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Risk factors for mortality, hospitalisation and imprisonment in substance misuse patientsSubscription

Pharmacists should be aware of the mortality rates and adverse outcomes, including hospitalisation and imprisonment, that are rife in illicit drug users and patients on opioid substitution therapy, in order to optimise patient safety and reduce adverse outcomes.

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