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Issue : The Pharmaceutical Journal, July 2017, Vol 299, No 7903

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  • Viv Horton, neurosciences pharmacist

    What neuroscience pharmacist Viv Horton does for movement disorder and Parkinson's services Subscription

    12 JUN 2017 15:32 By Viv Horton
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    As a neuroscience pharmacist, Viv Horton sees patients in a movement disorder clinic and Parkinson’s Advanced Symptom Unit, and delivers ward-based medicines optimisation services covering neurology, neurosurgery, neurorehabilitation and stroke services.

  • Nick Thayer, pharmacy services lead for Well

    What I do as pharmacy services lead for an independent pharmacy business

    3 JUL 2017 12:05 By Nick Thayer

    Nick Thayer has always been vocal about the value and importance of local pharmacy services. Here, he describes how he is leading their development to ensure that community pharmacy remains a priority.

  • Suzanne Scott-Thomas, Chair, Welsh Pharmacy Board of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS)

    Welsh Pharmacy Board meeting: 20 June 2017 Subscription

    17 JUL 2017 15:30

    RPS Wales is to join the Welsh Government group drawing up the national dementia strategy and has been invited to give oral evidence on the use of anti-psychotic medication in care homes. The RPS in Wales continues to promote the full integration of pharmacy into all care models.

  • Warning about potential data loss in pharmacies Subscription

    21 FEB 2017 17:16 By Jagjit Sihota

    I write to warn fellow contractors in community pharmacy about a major IT issue that affects storage of patient data.

  • EU flags at the European Commission

    'Unorderly' Brexit risks shortage of life-saving drugs

    13 JUL 2017 17:16

    The British and European pharmaceutical industries warn against impact on life-saving drugs in a letter to Brexit leaders.

  • eu flags ss june 17

    UK to recruit 500 GPs from the EU

    30 JUN 2017 15:15

    NHS England is close to launching a £30m contract framework that will invite companies to tender to hire 500 general practitioners from the European Union

  • European Medicines Agency in Canary Wharf, London

    UK ministers call for 'special relationship' with EMA post Brexit

    4 JUL 2017 15:40

    Cabinet ministers will be relying on the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency to keep communication channels open with the European Medicines Agency.

  • Novartis

    Two new biosimilars 'could save NHS millions'

    12 JUL 2017 17:50

    Two biosimilar medicines for the treatment of patients with specific blood cancers and a range of inflammatory conditions have been made available for patients in the UK.

  • Tribute to Peter Noyce Subscription

    9 JUN 2017 11:14 By Nicola Gray, Ellen Schafheutle

    It is with great sadness that we hear of the untimely death of our friend and mentor Peter Noyce. We first had the opportunity to work with Peter as PhD students at the end of the 1990s within the relatively new Drug Usage and Pharmacy Practice Group at the University of Manchester, to which he had been appointed as their first professor of pharmacy practice in 1991. We have since enjoyed many years of both his critical challenge (always getting us to rethink or consider things from ...

  • Tribute to Peter Noyce Subscription

    9 JUN 2017 11:20 By Darren Ashcroft, Judy Cantrill, Christopher Cutts, Karen Hassell, Ellen Schafheutle, Mary Tully

    It is with much sorrow that we mourn the passing of professor emeritus in pharmacy practice Peter Noyce. Already with a successful career in hospital pharmacy and at the Department of Health behind him, Peter arrived in Manchester in 1991, aged 45, as one of the first professors in pharmacy practice in the UK, establishing the Drug Usage and Pharmacy Practice Group (DUPPG) at the University of Manchester. He was head of this group throughout his career at Manchester (1991–2011), and ...

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