Mr Miall E. James, FRPharmS
Harold was brought up on Canvey Island, Essex. He went to Southend High School for Boys and thence to the Square, from where he graduated with a BPharm. After National Service, he returned to Canvey and completed his practical training with N. Quenby Ltd, who then owned two pharmacies on the island. He remained with them and their successor companies until retirement, mostly managing the pharmacy at 171 Long Road. His former patients remember him as a kind man, who had time for everyone.
Tribute: Kenneth Jack Knight Subscription
It was perhaps ironic that notice of the passing of Jack Knight appeared in the same issue of The Pharmaceutical Journal in which the issue of doctor-dispensing surfaced again. Jack was, for several years in the 1980s, vice chair of the short-lived but, for a while, very active Rural Pharmacists Association which campaigned hard on this issue. In that connection I met Jack several times, and was always impressed by his grasp of the legalities of a situation, and, although reti
I am sure I am not alone in becoming concerned at the way the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, and by implication The Journal, appears anxious to airbrush from memory the history of our Society from 1841 until the recent reorganisation in 2010. As an example, consider the recent feature on “Women inspiring change in pharmacy” (PJ, 2014;292:270–1). No reference was made to such major figures in our history as Hope Win