Chijioke Agomo is a pharmacist and pharmacy researcher at The Institute for Work Based Learning, Middlesex University, London, UK.
In the UK, community pharmacies are more accessible to the general population than general practices. Therefore, government white papers and briefing documents from pharmacy professional bodies have advocated the expansion of the role of community pharmacists, particularly in relation to the provision of services that contribute to disease prevention and health improvement. It is unknown whether the same evidence exists globally for the expansion of these roles. This article attempts to appra
I disagree with the recommendations by the British Pharmaceutical Students’ Association (BPSA) that the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) should make changes in how preregistration trainees are assessed (The Pharmaceutical Journal 2015;295:72). Some of the concerns from the BPSA included that the June
I read with interest the General Pharmaceutical Council’s (GPhC) recent conclusion that the existing MPharm degree offered by British universities fails to equip pharmacists with the skills needed to deliver care and services expected of them in the future (The Pharmaceutical Journal 2015;294:677
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