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Issue : The Pharmaceutical Journal, October 2012

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  • New look at medicine use Subscription

    15 OCT 2012 16:10

  • Further suspension for pharmacist who worked while suspended Subscription

    15 OCT 2012 14:28

    A pharmacist who practised while suspended from the Register has received a further six-month suspension by order of the fitness-to-practise committee of the General Pharmaceutical Council.

  • Trying to cover up attempted theft leads to pharmacist’s removal from Register Subscription

    15 OCT 2012 14:26

    Attempted theft, compounded by attempts to cover it up, has led to the erasure of a pharmacist from the Register by order of the fitness-to-practise committee of the General Pharmaceutical Council.At its meeting on 28 June 2012 the committee inquired into the case of Rehan Ullah (registration number 2057170).

  • Warning for pharmacist who worked while not registered Subscription

    15 OCT 2012 14:22

    Continuing to practise while not actually registered as a pharmacist has resulted in a warning being handed to a pharmacist by the fitness-to-practise committee of the General Pharmaceutical Council.

  • CD theft leads to striking-off order Subscription

    15 OCT 2012 14:19

    A pharmacist who stole Controlled Drugs from the dispensary where he was working has had his name removed from the Register by order of the fitness-to-practise committee of the General Pharmaceutical Council.

  • Flu vaccine being administered

    Monthly BNF online updates kick off with dose changes and more Subscription

    15 OCT 2012 14:04

    Monthly online updates are available for the British National Formulary and the BNF for Children from this month (October 2012).

  • Clarification: e-Cigarettes booklet Subscription

    12 OCT 2012 15:22

    Community pharmacies may have been sent a booklet containing material on electronic cigarettes from The Pharmaceutical Journal, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and the National Pharmacy Association. This booklet was produced for Johnson & Johnson, the manufacturer of Nicorette products, sponsored by Webber Shandwick, and this information should have been declared in the booklet.

  • Resources: Antipsychotics Subscription

    12 OCT 2012 14:06

    A learning module on antipsychotics for clinical practitioners has been launched by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency. This can be accessed online via the MHRA education pages.

  • Resources: Asthma leaflet Subscription

    12 OCT 2012 14:04

    Asthma UK has launched a new leaflet “Understand asthma: how your pharmacist can help”. Developed in collaboration with the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee, the leaflet outlines the services that pharmacists can offer people with asthma, including the new medicine service and medicines use review. A free copy can be ordered from 0800 121 62 55.

  • Resources: Practice Guide Subscription

    12 OCT 2012 14:00

    The Good Clinical Practice Guide is a new publication from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency that covers the legislation, guidance and good practice that relates to the conduct of clinical trials of medicinal products for human use in the UK. Copies can be ordered from

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