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Issue : The Pharmaceutical Journal, 6 September 2014, Vol 293, No 7826

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  • John Collins with David Sharp of D&R Sharp Chemists, Doncaster

    'I love my pharmacist' competition highlights work of community pharmacists Subscription

    4 SEP 2014 By Jeff Mills

    Patient stories form part of magazine competition that aims to raise the profile of pharmacists.

  • david-branford-14

    Take action to prevent misuse of psychotropic medicines in care homes Subscription

    4 SEP 2014 By David Branford

    English Pharmacy Board chairman Dave Branford makes the case for pharmacists to have more input into care home prescribing.

  • Life saver ring on a boat

    Cancer drug fund top-up highlights value and price of innovation

    4 SEP 2014

    Extra money for the Cancer Drugs Fund is welcome, giving treatment options to patients with cancers previously considered untreatable, while NICE must be in a position to influence future decisions.

  • Former RPSGB president wins FIP award posthumously Subscription

    1 SEP 2014 13:46

    Colin Hitchings, former RPSGB president who passed away on 30 June 2014, has been awarded the Joseph A Oddis Award posthumously for exceptional service to the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP).

  • Lindsey Gilpin Subscription

    1 SEP 2014 13:30 By Howard Duff

    As a member of the English Pharmacy Board (EPB), Lindsey was very well respected for her passion and her integrity. I worked very closely with her and saw her grow into the role of EPB chair, a post of which she was rightly very proud.

  • Lindsey Gilpin Subscription

    1 SEP 2014 13:29 By Martin Astbury

    There are many people I meet through my elected role, many of whom I would call a friend. But Lindsey went into a category that few make, that of “thick or thin true friend”. There are few who are daft enough to take a bullet for me but I know that Lindsey would have done and has done in the past.

  • Sample of a pre-filled syringe

    Protein aggregation: formulating a problem Subscription

    29 AUG 2014 16:46 By Jenny Bryan

    A better understanding of the interactions between therapeutic proteins and silicone oils, air bubbles and other particles inside prefilled syringes is prompting new approaches to formulation and syringe design.

  • Lindsey Gilpin Subscription

    29 AUG 2014 15:38 By Sid Dajani
    Comments (1)

    Lindsey was one of nature’s truly wonderful people, always smiling no matter the workload, the hour or the exhaustion. You couldn’t find a greater leader, a greater person or indeed anyone who worked as hard to make pharmacy greater. As the first English Board Chair of the new PLB post split, she made history at a particularly momentous and challenging time. She was instrumental in the start-up, consolidation, growth and turnaround of our new body and amongst other things, she fought ...

  • David Sames dies Subscription

    29 AUG 2014 10:28

    On 20 August 2014, David Sames MRPharmS, aged 79, of Dillkoosha, 12 Elm Walk, Gidea Park, Romford, Essex RM2 5NR. Mr Sames registered in 1956.

  • Wednesday 10 September: London Subscription

    29 AUG 2014 10:15

    Local practice forum event “Genetics of Cancer” by Dr Natalie Canham, Consultant in Clinical Genetics at Northwick Park Hospital. Larches Community Hall, 1 Rectory Lane, Edgware HA8 7LF. Meeting 8pm, buffet 7.15pm. Book via the RPS website.

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