Julia Robinson is our clinical and science editor.
GPhC prescribing guidance may restrict some patients from accessing their medicines, consultation told
Guidance for pharmacist prescribers is “too restrictive” and could make it more difficult for patients to access the medicines they require, respondents to a General Pharmaceutical Council consultation have said.
More than 60% of pharmacists need support with stress at work, a survey carried out by the charity Pharmacist Support has revealed.
Tens of thousands of patients are potentially being put at risk of a major bleed by being prescribed an antiplatelet without gastroprotection or a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug alongside an anticoagulant, NHS figures have shown.
Recent blog posts
In 2018, our most popular research briefings covered new areas of research that have been particularly topical this year — including medical cannabis, new antibiotics and e-cigarettes — as well as areas that have long been of interest to pharmacists, such as pain management and adherence.
Julia Robinson summarises the pertinent themes discussed during The Pharmaceutical Journal’s Twitter chat held on Wednesday 12 December 2018.
Catch up on this year’s most read clinical trial stories, many of which cover important research into adverse effects of commonly used drugs.