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Issue : The Pharmaceutical Journal, 7 February 2015, Vol 294, No 7848

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  • Wednesday 4 March: Aberdeen Subscription

    30 JAN 2015 16:30

    Local practice forum event, ’Foundation Years Celebration’. Riverside East, Robert Gordon University, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen AB10 7QB. Event 7.15pm, buffet 6.30pm. Contact to join by webinar. Book to attend event via RPS website.

  • Wednesday 25 February: SW Scotland Subscription

    30 JAN 2015 11:44

    Local practice forum event, ‘Sale of P medicines: would you and your staff pass the Which? mystery shopper test and GPhC Premises Standards Inspection?’ In collaboration with the University of Aberdeen. Creebridge House Hotel, Minnigaff, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire, Dumfries and Galloway DG8 6NP. Member-only event with invited staff. Event 7pm–9pm, buffet 6.15pm. Book via the South West Scotland LPF website.

  • UK government provides £13.7m for ‘stratified medicine’ collaborations Subscription

    2 FEB 2015 17:23

    The UK government has announced £13.7m of funding for four ‘stratified medicine’ collaborations with the Medical Research Council.

  • Tuesday 17 February: South Yorkshire and Humber Subscription

    30 JAN 2015 11:38

    Local practice forum event, ’Update on COPD’. Oaklands Hall Hotel, Barton Street, Laceby, Grimsby DN37 7LF. Event 6.45pm for 7.30pm start. Book via

  • Tribute to Sydney Crowther Subscription

    3 FEB 2015 13:56 By Alison Ewing

    When Sydney Crowther passed away on 19 January 2015 at the fine age of 95, it was the end of an era for pharmacy. He was a remarkable man and a passionate “old-school” pharmacist.

  • Tribute to Peter West Subscription

    2 FEB 2015 12:28 By Angela West

    Peter worked and tutored a range of pharmacy disciplines in Huddersfield Royal, Seacroft Hospital, St James’ Teaching Hospital and Battle Hospital, Reading, before becoming staff pharmacist at the Royal Hallamshire in Sheffield.

  • Tom Ellis Owen dies Subscription

    30 JAN 2015 11:37

    On 1 January 2015, Tom Ellis Owen MRPharmS, aged 96, of Waterloo House - Alpha Care Home, Waterloo Road, Bidford-on-Avon, Alcester B50 4JH. Mr Owen registered with the Society in 1947. He served on the Pharmaceutical Society’s Council 1976–1985.

  • Thursday 26 February: SW Scotland Subscription

    30 JAN 2015 11:40

    Local practice forum event, ’Sale of P medicines: would you and your staff pass the Which? mystery shopper test and GPhC Premises Standards Inspection?’ In collaboration with the University of Aberdeen. Gailes Hotel, Marine Drive, Irvine, Ayrshire KA11 5AE

  • Tetracycline causing tooth discolouration not a trivial matter Subscription

    29 JAN 2015 11:49 By Christina Bellamy

    Your CPD article on re-implanting an avulsed tooth (The Pharmaceutical Journal 2014;294:56) states that antibiotics should be prescribed. Although the reference given does indeed state that tetracycline can be prescribed, it goes on to remind the reader that most jurisdictions do not advise that tetracycline is given to patients under 12, because of ...

  • Researchers dispute analysis that finds oseltamivir (Roche's Tamiflu) cuts flu symptoms by a day

    Tamiflu shortens flu symptoms by a day, study finds Subscription

    30 JAN 2015 14:45 By Ingrid Torjesen

    Oseltamivir (Roche’s Tamiflu) shortens the duration of flu symptoms by approximately a day, in infected patients, according to an analysis published in The Lancet.

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