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Issue : The Pharmaceutical Journal, May 2008

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  • 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

  • Hemant Patel reflects on his presidency

    17 MAY 2008

    [img_assist|nid=7525|title=Hemant Patel|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=86|height=100]As President Hemant Patel prepares to retire after 15 years on the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s Council, he seems genuinely emotional at the prospect. However, he is confident that the groundwork has been laid for a successful professional leadership body to emerge.

  • Council elections 2008

    17 MAY 2008 15:26

    I have received the following report from Electoral Reform Services of votes cast in the following:Election of Council members 2008My 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 47,585

  • Exploring the origins of syphilis Subscription

    17 MAY 2008 15:10

  • Dangers of swapping frogspawn Subscription

    17 MAY 2008 15:05

    Our garden pond has recently been a teeming mass of tadpoles, and the huge blobs of spawn that adorned the water’s surface a few weeks earlier have now disappeared.

  • Lobelia

    Medicinal uses of lobelia, old and new Subscription

    17 MAY 2008 15:00

    The genus Lobelia includes some 375 species, including annuals, perennials, shrubs and even trees. Most are native to tropical and warm temperate regions.

  • Automation can release pharmacy staff to perform patient-centred services

    Pharmacy robots in UK hospitals: the benefits and implementation issues Subscription

    17 MAY 2008 14:12

    Stephen Goundrey-Smith looks at the introduction of automated dispensing systems into UK hospitals and examines evidence for their benefits  

  • A visit to a community pharmacy (Boots the Chemists)

    Introduction to community pharmacy: the University of Manchester experience Subscription

    17 MAY 2008 13:35

    The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Manchester has adopted a novel approach in an attempt to provide pharmacy undergraduates with an understanding of the role of the community pharmacist and exposure to the community pharmacy environment. Ian Smith and Jason Hall explain 

  • Margaret Joan Deighton (Death notice) Subscription

    17 MAY 2008

    On 21 April 2008, Margaret Joan Deighton (née Harrison), aged 83, of Sunny Bank, Witherslack, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria LA11 6RX.Mrs Deighton registered in 1946 and retired from the Register in 2006.

  • Belinda Christine Lewis (Death notice) Subscription

    17 MAY 2008

    On 19 April 2008, Belinda Christine Lewis, RegPharmTech, aged 53, of 6 Avens Close, Swindon SN2 2SN.Mrs Lewis registered in 2007.

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