Issue : The Pharmaceutical Journal, February 2017, Vol 298, No 7898
Your RPS needs you Subscription
Show your passion and dedication to pharmacy by putting yourself forward for this year’s RPS national pharmacy board elections.
Welsh Pharmacy Board meeting: 2 February 2017 Subscription
At the most recent RPS Welsh Pharmacy Board meeting, members discussed the future of local engagement in Wales and RPS Wales’ ongoing work with Welsh government and celebrated two more board member receiving their Faculty pins.
Understanding the aims of sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) and what they mean for pharmacy Subscription
An overview of sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) — which the NHS will use to deliver the ‘Five year forward view’ — and how to work with them.
Tribute to Nigel Hughes Subscription
It was with great sadness that the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) West Yorkshire Local Practice Forum (WYLPF) steering group learnt that a great colleague and friend, Nigel Hughes, had passed away unexpectedly on 5 January 2017. Nigel was awarded a well-deserved Synergy Award in 2016 for his outstanding contribution to the pharmacy profession as a non-pharmacist.
Tribute to Bob Michell Subscription
Bob Michell was a tremendous human being. He served the public interest with distinction while a member of both the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (RPSGB) Council and the RPS Assembly. He understood professionalism and professionals. When Bob spoke, everyone listened — wisdom often delivered with a mesmerising anecdote.
Tribute to Andrew Stephen Clargo Subscription
Andrew qualified from Manchester in 1986 and spent his early years working in community pharmacy in that area. He moved from there to Nuneaton and then on to Devon where it was my privilege to meet him some 15 years ago.
A career in academia allows pharmacists to conduct research and work in the cutting edge of pharmaceutical science. Here, Steve Hemsley speaks to academic pharmacists to find out more about what such roles involve.
The myth of the male menopause Subscription
My old friend and fellow pharmacist Sid Dajani has been making passionate pleas on your pages and elsewhere for pharmacists to identify testosterone deficiency (The Pharmaceutical Journal 2016;297:364). He is confident that, among men of a certain age, a dangerous lack of male hormone puts them at perilous ...
The Murray review: moving in the right direction Subscription
On 20 December 2016, six days after the long-awaited report by the King’s Fund’s Richard Murray on the provision of clinical services in community pharmacy was published, health minister David Mowat described the review as “an essential road map that sets out how we are going to move the community pharmacy network away from a remuneration model”.
The history of antibiotic use in livestock and its contribution to antimicrobial resistance Subscription
‘One health and the politics of antimicrobial resistance’, by Laura Kahn.