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Issue : The Pharmaceutical Journal, June 2016, Vol 296, No 7890

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  • Scottish Pharmacy Board election 2016 result Subscription

    1 JUN 2016 10:37

    The final counting of votes for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society election 2016 took place immediately following the close of poll at 12pm on the 27 May 2016. A breakdown of the result and turnout for Scotland is included below: Electorate  Number of individuals eligible to vote 2,275 Total number of individuals who voted 489

  • English Pharmacy Board election 2016 result Subscription

    1 JUN 2016 10:37

    The final counting of votes for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society elections 2016 took place immediately following the close of poll at 12pm on 27 May 2016. A breakdown of the result and turnout for England is included below: Electorate  Number of individuals eligible to vote 23,191 Total number of individuals who voted 2,307

  • Snapshot of Warman-Freed pharmacy during busy hours of the day

    Structured training for community pharmacy staff Subscription

    1 JUN 2016 10:32 By Steve Hemsley
    Comments (1)

    Finding the time and money to train pharmacists and pharmacy team members is not easy but there are business advantages of having well-trained staff, including a more knowledgeable and productive workforce.

  • Daniel Randles, author of the research, sets up a participant to the EEG equipment used for the study

    Paracetamol makes it harder for brain to detect errors

    1 JUN 2016 9:46 By Andrea Chipman

    Over-the-counter painkiller paracetamol may be making it more difficult for the brain to detect errors, according to research.

  • Woman applies sunscreen on a toddler's face

    Once-a-day suncreams may not offer long-lasting protection Subscription

    31 MAY 2016 16:20

    The SPF level of once-a-day suncreams fell by 74% after six to eight hours, according to the results of a test carried out by Which?

  • UK Prime Minister David Cameron

    Cameron pledges to halve inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics Subscription

    31 MAY 2016 15:55
    Comments (1)

    GPs in the UK will be expected to cut inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics by 50% by 2020, according to a new target announced by Prime Minister David Cameron.

  • New Society Fellows Subscription

    27 MAY 2016 14:27

    In accordance with the powers vested in it, the Panel of Fellows appointed under Section 4 of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s regulations has designated the following 43 members as Fellows of the Society for distinction in the profession of pharmacy. Catherine Jane Armstrong Nicholas John Beavon Gavin Patrick Birchall Linda Bracewell Stephen Brown Stephen John Brown Raymond John Bunn Mandeep Butt Simon ...

  • Houses of Parliament

    Final decision on pharmacy funding cuts expected in July, health minister reveals

    27 MAY 2016 14:24 By Elizabeth Sukkar

    The government aims to communicate its final decision on the proposed £170m community pharmacy cuts in early July 2016, health minister Alastair Burt told a House of Commons debate on 24 May 2016.

  • General Pharmaceutical Council

    Pharmacy2U’s commercial director suspended from the register over data sales Subscription

    27 MAY 2016 14:20

    The General Pharmaceutical Council has suspended Julian Harrison, commercial director of the online pharmacy Pharmacy2U, from the register for three months for selling patient data to third parties.

  • GP surgery waiting room

    One in four would visit GP if their local pharmacy closed Subscription

    25 MAY 2016 10:31

    More than one in four people who would normally seek advice from their community pharmacy would go to their GP instead if the pharmacy was closed, according to the results of a survey released by Pharmacy Voice.

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