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Issue : The Pharmaceutical Journal, 26 September 2015, Vol 295, No 7881

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  • Workshops on Parkinson's disease Subscription

    22 SEP 2015 14:47

    The Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) has launched a new “focal point” programme on Parkinson’s disease for pharmacy teams. Workshops will be held across England starting from October 2015. The workshops are free for NHS staff. More information can be found on the CPPE ...

  • Why we still need a national contract for pharmacy Subscription

    24 SEP 2015 9:42 By Mark Burdon, Michael Hewitson, Gary Warner

    Many readers will have seen the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) and National Association of Primary Care (NAPC) consultation on integrating community pharmacy and general practice. No one could argue with this principle but, as the elected representatives for community pharmacy owners in England, any positivity ...

  • All pharmacists employed by health boards and trusts in Wales should engage with the Royal Pharmaceutical Society Faculty processes, according to the All Wales Chief Pharmacist Committee.

    Welsh chief pharmacists say NHS pharmacists should 'engage with' RPS Faculty Subscription

    14 SEP 2015 17:11

    All pharmacists employed by health boards and trusts in Wales should engage with the Royal Pharmaceutical Society Faculty processes, according to the All Wales Chief Pharmacist Committee.

  • Aspirin has been recommended for the prevention of colorectal cancer in people aged between 50 and 59 years by the US Preventive Services Task Force. In the image, light micrograph of colorectal cancer cells

    US task force recommends aspirin for colorectal cancer prevention Subscription

    21 SEP 2015 16:40

    Aspirin has been recommended for the prevention of colorectal cancer in people aged 50–59 years by the US Preventive Services Task Force.

  • Tribute to Alan Airley Subscription

    22 SEP 2015 15:19 By Rachel Airley

    My dear father, Alan Airley, was taken from us on 11 September 2015 after a long and brutal illness, bravely borne. Sadly missed, he will continue to be my greatest role model for his intellectual depth, tenacity, shrewdness, bravery and humility. My Dad was one of a generation of elder statesmen community pharmacists, who earned respect from his fellow pharmacists, his medical colleagues and through the loyalty of his long-serving pharmacy support staff. His commitment to his pharmacies ...

  • Tribute to Alan Airley Subscription

    22 SEP 2015 15:27 By Henry Chrystyn

    Alan’s colleagues (including many pharmacists) and friends were deeply saddened to hear of his death after a long illness.

  • Use of tranexamic acid is inexpensive and has shown efficacy in reducing perioperative blood loss and the need for transfusions. In the image, a person has a blood transfusion

    Tranexamic acid can cut the need for blood transfusions after surgery Subscription

    15 SEP 2015 10:13 By Debbie Andalo, Janna Lawrence

    A hospital reduced the need for red blood cell transfusions by 40% for patients undergoing a full knee or hip replacement when they routinely gave them tranexamic acid, according to new research.

  • Pharmacists, particularly those in the community, are closer than ever to being offered the new opportunities in clinical practice. In the image, illustration of different roads leading to a final destination

    The wait is over for more clinical roles for pharmacists Subscription

    24 SEP 2015 15:02
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    Pharmacists, particularly those in the community, are closer than ever to being offered the new opportunities in clinical practice.

  • The publisher of the Pharmaceutical Journal, Arash Hejazi, discusses the changes that are taking place in the publication. In the image, a selection of print and online versions of The Pharmaceutical Journal

    The next step in the evolution of Pharmaceutical Journal publications

    21 SEP 2015 By Arash Hejazi

    On the changes happening in The Pharmaceutical Journal and Clinical Pharmacist.

  • 'Slimming drug' investigation Subscription

    7 SEP 2015 17:04

    1 September 2015: The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has worked with ITV’s Good Morning Britain to test a batch of DNP, the so-called slimming drug bought online by people wanting to lose weight. Results revealed exclusively on the programme showed it to be highly dangerous. Speaking to the programme, RPS chief scientist Professor Jayne Lawrence said: “I can’t stress enough that DNP is actually not fit for human consumption. By buying this sort of tablet on the internet they really ...

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