Julia Robinson is our clinical and science editor/
More blood pressure services should be commissioned through community pharmacy, says Company Chemists’ Association
More blood pressure services should be commissioned through community pharmacy to support goals set out in the ‘NHS Long-Term Plan’, the Company Chemists’ Association has said.
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust has dramatically improved medicines safety through pharmacy-led initiatives to address mistakes in prescribing and improve error reporting.
The government has said that using its legal power to “break the monopoly” held by drug company Vertex Pharmaceuticals over its combination cystic fibrosis treatment Orkambi would not represent “a quick solution”.ent Orkambi.
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.