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Issue : The Pharmaceutical Journal, May 2008

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  • Nicola Sturgeon and Asgher Mohammed

    Scotland’s Deputy First Minister opens Glasgow pharmacy

    24 MAY 2008 9:42

    Scotland’s Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing Nicola Sturgeon officially opened High Street Pharmacy in Glasgow in May 2008. The pharmacy has three consultation rooms and Ms Sturgeon saw demonstrations of its services, including the minor ailment service, smoking cessation and methadone supervision.

  • Raltegravir endorsed for NHS use in Scotland

    24 MAY 2008 9:42

    Raltegravir (Isentress) has been accepted for use within NHS Scotland in combination with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in treatment-experienced adults.

  • One of the DoH’s new campaign posters

    New alcohol campaign kicks off in England

    24 MAY 2008 9:41

    An online toolthat calculates the number of units in an alcoholic drink has beenlaunched by the Government as part of a £6m publicity campaign toencourage people to keep their drinking habits within healthy limits.

  • Promote pharmacists’ expertise more, ABPI urges

    24 MAY 2008 9:41

    Publicityled by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society to educate the public about themedicines expertise of pharmacists is one of the recommendations putforward in a new report (PDF 860K) produced by the Association of the British

  • Pharmacy input on drug misuse overlooked by Welsh Assembly

    24 MAY 2008 9:41

    The Welsh Assembly was criticised this week for ignoring the role thatcommunity pharmacists can play in helping to deliver its 10-yearstrategy to reduce drug misuse and for failing to consult theprofession during development of the proposals.

  • Scottish flag

    Call to boost pharmacy public health role in Scotland

    24 MAY 2008 9:40

    Community Pharmacy Scotland has called on the Scottish Government to increase community pharmacists’ role in public health.

  • John Ernest Chambers (Death notice) Subscription

    17 MAY 2008

    On 5 May 2008, John Ernest Chambers, MRPharmS, aged 72, of  The Willows, 15 Hill Rise, Hinckley, Leicestershire LE10 2UA.Mr Chambers registered in 1958.

  • Annual general meeting 2008 (Official notice)

    17 MAY 2008 15:51

    Notice is hereby given that the 167th annual general meeting of the members of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain will take place at 1 Lambeth High Street, London SE1 on Wednesday 21 May 2008 at 8pm.The following business will be conducted:1. Presentation of the Council’s annual review for 2007

  • Welsh Pharmacy Board election 2008

    17 MAY 2008 15:43

    I have received the following report from Electoral Reform ServicesWelsh Pharmacy Board 2008 My report of voting for the above election, which closed at noon on Friday 9 May 2008, is as follows:Number of ballot papers distributed 2,302Number of ballot papers returned 545

  • English Pharmacy Board election 2008

    17 MAY 2008 15:31

    I have received the following report from Electoral Reform Services of votesEnglish Pharmacy Board 2008 My report of voting for the above election, which closed at noon on Friday 9 May 2008, is as follows:Unreserved seatsNumber of ballot papers distributed 36,209Number of ballot papers returned 5,967

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