Patients taking medicines affected by new drug driving laws will need timely and accurate advice from pharmacists.
No-blame culture should be fostered in pharmacySubscription
Even though the requirement to name a community pharmacy in patient safety reports has been postponed, the sector must do more to improve the reporting of dispensing errors.
Drug shortages: it’s time for Europe to act Subscription
Unlike the United States, Europe has no plan for coordinated action to mitigate drug shortages.
Dispensing: it’s time to let it goSubscription
If the aspirations of pharmacy fulfilling a clinical role integral to public healthcare is ever to be realised, community pharmacists must shift their focus away from dispensing and towards providing health services.
Researcher Amira Guirguis is designing a model to improve on-site identification of new psychoactive substances of misuse. She explains why the work is vital to reduce unnecessary hospital admissions and prevent avoidable deaths.
Human Protein Atlas reveals drug targetsSubscription
The Human Protein Atlas shows the locations of almost 17,000 different proteins in the human body and could offer invaluable guidance for drug developers.
A highly effective therapy for patients with hepatitis C is being launched by AbbVie in the EU over the next couple of months in direct competition with another treatment made by Gilead that was approved in 2014 and is now being rolled out.