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Issue : The Pharmaceutical Journal, September 2008

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  • Do not encourage others to break the law

    17 SEP 2008

    From Mrs L. K. Gilpin, MRPharmSThere is much in Derek Balon’s Agenda article with which I agree and pharmacists may be heartened to discover there is a proposal in the English pharmacy White Paper to change the emergency supply provision from five days to 28 days.

  • Prescription products, SPC changes, Discontinued products, Supply issues (22 November 2003)

    17 SEP 2008 15:27

    Prescription products Minocycline tabletsMinocycline 50mg and 100mg tablets have been launched (PLIVA Pharma). Net price: 50mg 28 £8.36, 100mg 28 £14.74.

  • Devastating critique of the pharmacy profession

    17 SEP 2008

    From Mr A. M. Melzack, MRPharmSI am surprised that there has been no mention in The Pharmaceutical Journal of the devastating critique of the pharmacy profession, given by Linda Strand at the British Pharmaceutical Conference to a largely empty hall.

  • Life-long learning (Intravenous fluid therapy) Subscription

    16 SEP 2008

    Intravenous fluid therapy: Background and principlesIntravenous fluid therapy: What pharmacists need to monitor

  • Is Steve Churton a hockey dad?

    14 SEP 2008

    The PJ online has asked it's readers to comment on Steve Churton's presidential BPC speech.  Alas, I was not there and so I can't.  It's a shame no-one thought to put it on YouTube.I do have access to edited highlights, which suggest that he's got our interests at heart. Apparently it was warmly received (not rapturously?) by those at the conference.

  • Gedoogbeleid

    12 SEP 2008

  • "Exclude me!" say 90 pharmacists

    12 SEP 2008

    So the results of the PJ survey are in and (thankfully for Transcomm) are in broad agreement with the membership subcommittee's announcement of a pharmaceutical scientists adn pharmacists' professional body (with affiliation to APTUK) rather than a professional body for the whole pharmacy body,

  • Jeremy Holmes

    Pharmacy bodies line up behind Government plans for the profession in England

    12 SEP 2008 13:39

    Five key representative bodies for pharmacy have pledged their commitment to realising the service development goals proposed in the pharmacy White Paper for England.

  • Aspirin fails to prevent cognitive decline

    12 SEP 2008 13:36

    Low-dose aspirin taken over five years does not affect cognitive function in middle aged to elderly people at increased risk of cardiovascular disease, researchers report (BMJ 2008;337:554).

  • John D’Arcy

    Expect less profit from medicines, Numark director says

    12 SEP 2008 13:27

    Pharmacists need to change their way of thinking with respect to purchase deals, John D’Arcy, interim managing director at Numark has said..

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