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Issue : The Pharmaceutical Journal, 6/13 December 2014, Vol 293, No 7839/40

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  • The position of Chief Scientific Adviser for the European Commission held by Anne Glover has been scrapped, but Europe needs independent scientific advice

    Europe needs independent scientific input Subscription

    4 DEC 2014

    The new European Commission President is reconsidering how he receives scientific advice.

  • Andrea Smith, Scottish Pharmacy Board member and national clinical lead (pharmacy) for the Scottish Patient Safety Programme

    Communicate to make care safer Subscription

    4 DEC 2014 By Andrea Smith

    Better communication between pharmacists and GPs is crucial to improving patient safety, says Andrea Smith, Scottish Pharmacy Board member and national clinical lead (pharmacy) for the Scottish Patient Safety Programme.

  • Time to fast-track the fight against HIV Subscription

    4 DEC 2014

    There are considerable challenges to address if global HIV/AIDS aspirations are to be accelerated.

  • ‘I think you’ll find it’s a bit more complicated than that’ by Ben Goldacre

    An anthology of fun fights about science Subscription

    4 DEC 2014 11:41 By Emma Page

    ‘I think you’ll find it’s a bit more complicated than that’ is a compilation of Ben Goldacre’s work from over the past 20 years.

  • Lawyer Noel Wardle, a partner at Charles Russell Speechlys, a law firm based in London, talks about UK pharmacy regulation, custodial sentences for dispensing errors and changing the law

    Q&A: Pharmacy regulation and the law Subscription

    3 DEC 2014 17:23 By Elizabeth Sukkar

    Lawyer Noel Wardle, a partner at Charles Russell Speechlys, which specialises in business law, talks about UK pharmacy regulation and the threat of pharmacists facing prosecution for dispensing errors.

  • Cancer genome sequencing and screening for mutations in tumours could be the route to customised drug treatments for cancer

    Sequencing cancer genomes to tailor treatments to individual patients Subscription

    2 DEC 2014 16:16 By Coeli Carr

    Screening for hundreds of mutations in tumours is the most promising route to customised drug treatments for cancer.

  • Tribute for Robert Blyth Subscription

    2 DEC 2014 11:08 By Douglas Simpson

    Robert Blyth was a tough nut. He had to be. Editing a journal for a professional body is no easy task. Even though it has been the policy for many years that The Pharmaceutical Journal should have editorial freedom, it was not a policy that all Council members went along with and not a few of them created trouble of one sort or another. (The Society was governed by a Council, not an Assembly, in those days.) Luckily, Robert managed to ensure that there was never a majority ...

  • Robert Blyth dies Subscription

    2 DEC 2014 10:59

    On 27 November 2014, Robert Blyth, MBE, FRPharmS, aged 93, of 43 Morton’s Fork, Blue Bridge, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK13 OLA. Mr Blyth registered with the Society in 1949 and became a Fellow in 1970. Mr Blyth was educated at Dunfermline High School and qualified from Heriot-Watt College, Edinburgh in 1949, after service in the Royal Artillery and the Royal Indian Artillery during the Second World War (1939-45). He was editor of The Pharmaceutical Journal from 1961 to ...

  • Ciaran Donnelly dies Subscription

    2 DEC 2014 10:56

    Recently, Ciaran Donnelly, aged 23, who was undertaking pre-registration training at Leasowe Pharmacy, Leasowe Primary Care Centre, Leasowe, Wirral CH46 2QQ. Mr Donnelly registered as a student member of the Society in 2011 and became an associate in 2014.

  • Llewelyn Patch dies Subscription

    2 DEC 2014 10:56

    Recently, Llewelyn Patch MPharmS, aged 104, of Kirkgate Cottage, Main Street, Bardsea, Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 9QT. Mr Patch registered with the Society in 1932.

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