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Issue : Clinical Pharmacist, July/August 2014, Vol 6, No 6

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  • David Gibson

    Choosing my words carefully Subscription

    18 JUL 2014 0:00 By David Gibson

    Working in an acute medicine ward, I often encounter communication issues around how patients’ medicines are reviewed. 

  • Lecturer teaching students

    Become a teacher-practitioner to help tomorrow’s pharmacists excel Subscription

    18 JUL 2014 0:00 By Ailsa Colquhoun

    Trainee pharmacists need input from experienced pharmacists to put their learning into practice. If you enjoy helping people learn and develop themselves, the role of teacher-practitioner could be for you.

  • Aphthous-Ulcer-2014

    Treatment of complex oral lesions Subscription

    Comments (1)

    Patients with complex oral lesions are often prescribed treatments off-label. Pharmacists can assist in the care of these patients by counselling them on appropriate use of topical preparations.

  • Clinical Pharmacist's monthly news round-up: the top 10

    18 JUL 2014 0:00

    What has been happening in the world of pharmacy? Here’s our pick of the must-read news: NHS England to fund specialist services, New care pathway for dying people published, Aspirin scrapped for AF, Patient records pilot, and other stories

  • seven-day-challenge-14

    Pharmacists must prepare for new ways of working in the seven-day challenge Subscription

    18 JUL 2014 0:00 By Chris Chapman

    The idea behind seven-day working is simple: to provide the same level of essential NHS services to all patients seven days a week. In particular, the NHS plan calls for a focus on admission prevention, early diagnosis and intervention, and early supported discharge.

  • Peter Leslie, chairman of terms and conditions at the Guild of Healthcare Pharmacists

    Could seven-day services compromise everyday care? Subscription

    18 JUL 2014 14:06 By Peter Leslie

    Adequate funding is needed if pharmacy teams are to deliver seven-day services safely.

  • Enhancing your learning experience

    18 JUL 2014 14:11 By Maureen O'Sullivan

    Long gone are the days when you could only test your self-directed learning by turning to the questions at the back of your textbook and covering the answers. Advancements in technology have brought many advantages for education; not only does the internet provide better access to information but the digital wizardry that goes on behind the scenes has made it easier for us to get real-time feedback on our learning.

  • Blood sample

    HIV: management Subscription

    18 JUL 2014 By Lucy Hedley
    Comments (13)

    Combined antiretroviral therapy is taken by people with HIV infection to prolong and improve quality of life. Patients require a high level of support to help them adhere to the complex regimens prescribed

  • HIV Virus

    HIV: pathology, diagnosis and prevention Subscription

    21 JUL 2014 By Nadia Naous
    Comments (3)

    The human immunodeficiency virus hijacks the immune system of its host. Despite the success of antiretroviral therapy, challenges still remain in reducing the spread of the virus


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