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Issue : The Pharmaceutical Journal, March 2018, Vol 300, No 7911

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  • Ken Jarrold, chairman of the Rebalancing Board of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society

    Partners Forum hears superintendent and responsible pharmacist proposals Subscription

    12 MAR 2018 13:57 By Ingrid Torjesen

    Proposals to redefine the roles of superintendent and responsible pharmacists, and to introduce a defence for dispensing errors in hospital pharmacy, were outlined at the most recent meeting of the Rebalancing Medicines Legislation and Pharmacy Regulation Programme Board Partners Forum.

  • General Pharmaceutical Council signage

    GPhC registration renewal fees frozen for next year Subscription

    12 MAR 2018 13:56

    The General Pharmaceutical Council will not increase registration renewal fees for next financial year, despite forecasting a budget deficit of £2.6m.

  • Book cover of 'Compounding Sterile Preparations: 4th Edition'

    Welcome update to resource on sterile compounding Subscription

    9 MAR 2018 13:58

    Compounding sterile preparations: 4th edition, edited by E Clyde Buchanan, Philip J Schneider & Ryan A Forrey.

  • Deaths: Michael Conidaris Subscription

    9 MAR 2018 12:31

    On 2 February 2016, Michael Conidaris, aged 82 years, of Johannesburg, South Africa. Mr Conidaris registered with the Society in 1961. He was the founder member of The South African Society of Oncology Pharmacists.

  • Deaths: Maxwell Wigley Subscription

    9 MAR 2018 12:30

    On 23 February 2018, Maxwell Wigley MRPharmS, aged 86 years, of Cardiff. Mr Wigley registered with the Society in 1954.

  • A group of people meeting in a board room

    Women underrepresented in senior pharmacy and NHS roles Subscription

    8 MAR 2018 14:46

    An analysis of the representation of women across the hospital and community health services workforce, published to mark International Women’s Day, has shown that more than half of ‘very senior managers’ in the NHS are male, despite more than 75% of staff employed by the health service being women.

  • Ancient cosmetics books from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) museum collection

    Unwrapping the mystery of ancient cosmetics

    8 MAR 2018 14:27

    Historical cosmetics from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and Petrie museums, and the Walgreen Boots Alliance Archive, have been analysed as part of a wide-ranging study into skincare across the centuries.

  • Man using laptop to consult with doctor

    Private online GP-consulting services may fuel antimicrobial resistance, study finds Subscription

    6 MAR 2018 14:14 By Julia Robinson

    A study by researchers at Imperial College London has raised concerns about the negative impact of the expansion of private online GP-consulting services on efforts to tackle antimicrobial resistance.

  • Theresa May prime minister

    PM says UK should try to remain a member of the EMA after Brexit Subscription

    6 MAR 2018 14:05 By Kathy Oxtoby

    In a speech billed as her vision for the future economic partnership between the UK and the EU, Theresa May spoke of her commitment to seeking for the UK to remain part of “critical” EU agencies.

  • Tribute: Paul Nicholls Subscription

    2 MAR 2018 15:59 By David Luscombe

    It was with great sorrow that I learned of the recent death of Paul Nicholls, emeritus professor of applied pharmacology at Cardiff University.

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