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Issue : The Pharmaceutical Journal, 6 June 2015, Vol 294, No 7865

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  • New partnerships between the pharmaceutical industry, academia and politicians are needed to generate new antibiotics to fight antimicrobial resistance, according to a global action plan approved by the World Health Assembly (pictured)

    WHO publishes its plan to tackle antimicrobial resistance Subscription

    27 MAY 2015 15:13

    New partnerships between the pharmaceutical industry, academia and politicians are needed to generate new antibiotics and other technologies to fight antimicrobial resistance, according to a global action plan approved by the World Health Assembly.

  • Welsh Pharmacy Board election 2015 result Subscription

    29 MAY 2015 10:18

    This year the Welsh Pharmacy Board received two nominations for four places on the Welsh Pharmacy Board and, therefore, an election was not required. I can confirm that the following members were elected unopposed to the Welsh Pharmacy Board to serve for a period of three years: Mair Davies, any sector Cheryl Way, hospital sector

  • The author states that if we rely a bit less on pharmacotherapy, and give a bit more consideration to the environmental implications of our inner fish we can deal with the obesity problem more effectively. In the image, a fish out of water, in a city

    Weight loss drugs: the wrong answer to the obesity problem Subscription

    1 JUN 2015 16:50 By David Katz
    Comments (1)

    Weight loss drugs are not the solution to achieve sustainable weight loss and improve overall health.

  • Wednesday 1 July: South London Subscription

    29 MAY 2015 15:11

    Local practice forum event, ‘Minor ailments’. Postgrad Centre, Croydon University Hospital, 530 London Road, Croydon, Surrey CR7 7YE. Event 7.30–9.30pm. Book via the RPS website.

  • The global health community needs to act to stem violent attacks against health workers in conflict hotspots, which seriously impede people in need from receiving life-saving health services, says report

    Violence against healthcare staff needs to be stemmed, report urges Subscription

    21 MAY 2015 16:35

    The global health community needs to act to stem violent attacks against health workers in conflict hotspots, which seriously impede people in need from receiving life-saving health services, says a global report by rights advocacy groups.

  • Synthetic marijuana known as spice

    UK government plans to ban psychoactive drugs Subscription

    1 JUN 2015 15:06 By Janna Lawrence

    The UK government is introducing a bill that would bring a blanket ban on the production and supply of any drug that has a psychoactive effect. 

  • Tuesday 7 July: RPS Faculty webinar Subscription

    29 MAY 2015 15:12

    Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) Faculty webinar, ‘The Faculty Uncovered’. All you need to know about working towards the Faculty assessment and becoming a member of the Faculty. Find out what is the Faculty, how it fits and benefits your professional development and recognition. Online 1–2pm. To find out more information and to register and access the webinar, visit the RPS website.

  • The thyroid is a small gland located in the front of the neck. The thyroid hormones stimulate diverse metabolic activities, leading to regulation of the basal metabolic rate. In the image, scanning electron micrograph of follicles found in the thyroid

    Thyroid dysfunction and drug interactions Subscription

    Comments (1)

    Correcting thyroid function can require dose adjustment of common medicines to prevent serious complications.

  • Thursday 18 June: RPS Faculty webinar Subscription

    27 MAY 2015 12:12

    Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) Faculty webinar, ‘RPS Faculty membership – what are benefits?’ Find out what the Faculty is and how it fits and benefits your professional development and recognition. Online 7–8pm. To find out more information and to register and access the webinar, visit the RPS website.

  • ‘Doctored: the disillusionment of an American physician’ by Sandeep Jauhar

    Shortcomings of the US healthcare system Subscription

    20 APR 2015 14:21 By Emma McConnell

    ‘Doctored: the disillusionment of an American physician’ by Sandeep Jauhar.

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