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Issue : The Pharmaceutical Journal, 5 April 2014, Vol 292, No 7804

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  • Managing interactions with omeprazole Subscription

    Comments (1)

    A 30-year-old man comes into the pharmacy complaining of recurrent attacks of heartburn. He tells you that the symptoms are worse after large meals, and especially bad when he lies down. He has no history of other gastrointestinal conditions.

  • How to organise a successful conference Subscription

    5 APR 2014 By Sejal Parekh, Giovanni Satta

    Want to organise a professional meeting but not know where to start? Sejal Parekh and Giovanni Satta share tips gathered while organising a conference for their NHS trust

  • Inspections over time Subscription

    5 APR 2014 By John Ferguson

    I was interested to read of the debate about unannounced inspections of pharmacies (PJ 2014;292:187).

  • Engage with mental illness Subscription

    5 APR 2014 By Andrew Low

    It was refreshing to see the attention you gave to schizophrenia (PJ 2014;292:342). It would be great to see pharmacists engaging with the condition. Does anyone really know, though, how to address these serious mental illnesses?

  • Benefits of placebo Subscription

    5 APR 2014 By Robert Woodward

    I read with interest Jeanette Stafford’s letter on placebos and homoeopathy (PJ, 8 March 2014, p262).

  • RPS & Gazette (5 April 2014) Subscription

    5 APR 2014 0:00

    This week’s Your RPS includes: Entries for Pharmaceutical Care Awards now invited Faculty grows, with 53 new members In the media: BBC Watchdog Test House, ITV Daybreak Welsh view from the front line: sharing best practice

  • Royal Pharmaceutical Society Faculty

    Faculty grows, with 53 new members

    5 APR 2014 0:00

    Fifty-three new pharmacists have been accepted as members of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s Faculty, it was announced this week.

  • Prescription products: April 2014 Subscription

    5 APR 2014

    22/29 March 2014

  • SPC changes: April 2014 Subscription

    5 APR 2014

    05 April 2014 Ciclosporin

  • Intravenous fluid therapy Subscription

    4 APR 2014 16:37

    The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has published a set of draft standards to help the NHS “raise its game” and ensure adults who need fluids through a drip get the safest possible care.

  • Duty of candour Subscription

    4 APR 2014 16:36

    The Department of Health has published an open consultation about the statutory duty of candour for health and adult social care providers.

  • Medicines safety app Subscription

    4 APR 2014 16:34

    The Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education has launched a free medicines safety app, which offers short quizzes for healthcare professionals to test their knowledge on high-risk areas for medicines safety incidents.

  • Medicines questions Subscription

    4 APR 2014 16:33

    The Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education and UK Medicines Information have launched a new primary care programme about answering medicines-related questions in practice.

  • IV fluids Subscription

    4 APR 2014 16:32

    The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has launched a new online learning tool about intravenous fluids for prescribers.

  • HIV test

    Pharmacists highlight concerns over law change governing HIV home-testing kits

    3 APR 2014 9:23

    The law is being changed on 6 April 2014 to allow the sale of regulated HIV home-testing kits in Britain as part of the Government’s drive to encourage more at-risk groups to be screened for the virus.

  • Care, learn, share

    2 APR 2014 15:38
    Comments (2)

    Take a moment to reflect on the initiatives you and your colleagues have pursued in recent years. Have any of these projects been sustainable? What were the benefits to pharmaceutical care? How did you overcome the challenges you came up against? And what did your team learn?

  • Nicholas Paines

    GPhC to win new powers in revamp of the laws governing healthcare professionals

    2 APR 2014 14:56

    The General Pharmaceutical Council would gain new powers on how it regulates pharmacists as part of wide-reaching proposals — published today (2 April 2014) by the UK’s law commissions — to reform the law on how healthcare professionals are governed to protect the public’s safety.

  • Riociguat

    Riociguat launched for pulmonary hypertension

    2 APR 2014 14:45

    Bayer has launched riociguat in the UK, a new medicine indicated for both chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary arterial hypertension.

  • NHS in England

    What has been the impact of England’s NHS reforms on the profession? Subscription

    2 APR 2014 13:54 By Debbie Andalo
    Comments (1)

    One year after a radical overhaul of the NHS in England, two pharmacy leaders tell Debbie Andalo what influence the reforms have had on the profession and what is needed

  • Tommy John surgery

    2 APR 2014 By Footler

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