Pharmaceutical companies won’t develop fast, cheap and effective diagnostic tools on their own — incentives are the missing piece to tackling antimicrobial resistance.
Regan McCahill, president of the British Pharmaceutical Students’ Association, explains how her organisation will support newly qualified pharmacists in 2020.
This article describes how to apply the polypharmacy framework at individual patient level through the use of a case study.
Test yourself: the 2019 CPD and learning quiz Subscription
Take this quiz, with questions based on 2019’s CPD and learning articles, and test your knowledge of subjects ranging from dermatological conditions to infectious diseases.
A pharmacy-led medicines optimisation team in a GP surgery setting reduced inappropriate polypharmacy, achieved cost savings of £103,975 and improved quality of prescribing for patients.
Scaling new career heights in 2020Subscription
We asked some of this year’s contributors to The Pharmaceutical Journal’s Careers section to recap their biggest career highlights of 2019 and share their goals for the coming year.
A year of change for pharmacySubscription
The profession is likely to undergo significant changes over the forthcoming year.
Community pharmacies deliver 2.5 million flu vaccinations so far during the 2020/21 flu seasonSubscription
More than 2.5 million influenza vaccinations have been delivered through community pharmacies in England so far during the 2020/2021 flu season.
Candidates sitting registration assessment at home will be unable to leave their computer during exam Subscription
Candidates taking their registration assessment from home risk failing their exam if they leave the room for any reason.
A pharmacy-led vaccination site in a Birmingham mosque is campaigning against vaccine hesitancy among the local black, Asian and minority ethnic community.
The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch has launched an investigation into the risks involved in prescribing, dispensing and administering medicines to children.
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has said it maintains its support for leaving up to 12 weeks between administering doses of the COVID-19 vaccines.
Community pharmacists in South Tyneside will administer COVID-19 vaccinations to housebound patients over four weekends from 23 January 2021.
Books and Arts
One of London’s flagship museums invites visitors to Gibson and Son’s, a Victorian chemist’s shop preserved in time.