Issue : The Pharmaceutical Journal, 7 June 2014, Vol 292, No 7813
SPC changes: June 2014 Subscription
21/28 June 2014 Synacten
What the EU has proposed for spotting fake medicines Subscription
RPS head of public affairs Charles Willis looks at what implementation of the EU Falsified Medicines directive means for pharmacists
Providing the tools you need to help patients Subscription
RPS Chief Executive Helen Gordon reflects on some recent initiatives in patient care and offers the RPS’s view on these
Taking stock of counterfeit medicines Subscription
Criminals who trade in fake medicines are finding ever more sophisticated ways to infiltrate legitimate supply chains. And pharmaceutical companies and regulators are developing ways to stop them.
Enhanced services Subscription
NHS England has published a question and answer document for its area teams and local commissioners including frequently asked questions about the commissioning of enhanced services from community pharmacies.
Asthma UK Subscription
Asthma UK offers a range of materials, including the leaflet “Understanding asthma: how your pharmacist can help”, to support healthcare professionals working with people with asthma.
The face of pharmacy Subscription
“The face of pharmacy” project is an academic study in the form of a survey into the brand of the pharmacy profession as experienced by the public and key stakeholders.
Leadership scholarships Subscription
The Florence Nightingale Foundation is offering 15 leadership scholarships to pharmacists and other healthcare professionals working within Kent, Surrey and Sussex.
Public health interventions Subscription
A team at Durham University is conducting a systematic review, funded by the National Institute for Health Research, into community pharmacy public health interventions.
Pharmacists must give patients as much written information as possible about doses, expiry date and storage instructions when supplying an unlicensed medicine, according to new guidance produced by the professional regulator last week …