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  • Peter Hylands, a renowned pharmaceutical scientist who specialised in natural products research, has died at the age of 72 years

    Peter Hylands (1946–2019) Subscription

    23 JUL 2019By

    As the first pharmaceutical scientist member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, Peter Hylands’ respected and varied career specialised in natural products research.

  • Stewart Sanders Adams

    Stewart Adams (1923–2019)Subscription

    21 FEB 2019By

    Having fallen into the pharmacy profession “purely by chance”, Stewart Adams OBE went on to discover ibuprofen, one of the world’s best selling anti-inflammatory painkillers.

  • Graham Calder

    ‘Pioneer of pharmacy’: Graham Calder (1933–2018) Subscription

    17 OCT 2018

    Described as a ‘pioneer of pharmacy’, former chief pharmacist of Scotland Graham Calder has been an inspiration for many pharmacy professionals during, and since, his varied career.

  • William Charles Evans

    William Charles Evans (1924–2018) Subscription

    16 MAY 2018

    Author of Trease and Evans’ Pharmacognosy, a seminal text on the chemistry and uses of medicinal plants, William Charles Evans was a prolific researcher and educator throughout his 60-year career.

How our pharmacy led medicines information service supported clinicians on the COVID 19 frontline

How our pharmacy-led medicines information service supported clinicians on the COVID-19 frontline

26 NOV 2020By

Cristina Coelho, lead pharmacist in medicines information at NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, on how her team of pharmacy professionals were indispensable in providing the latest and most accurate new COVID-19 information to clinicians on the ground.

I was incensed by society's misconception of pharmacy, so I wrote a book on it

I was incensed by society's misconception of pharmacy, so I wrote a book on it

11 NOV 2020By

Preregistration pharmacist and book lover Janelle Soong was shocked by the perception that pharmacists ‘just stick labels on boxes’, so she collected her favourite real-life tales to show what pharmacy is really about.

Why pharmacy students should know about the Yellow Card scheme

Why pharmacy students should know about the Yellow Card scheme

9 NOV 2020By

An initiative at the University of Bradford is seeing students champion the Yellow Card reporting scheme. Here’s how it’s making them better students and, ultimately, better pharmacists.

Our pharmacy's car-park pop-up flu vaccine service proves that setting competition with GPs aside can benefit patients

Our pharmacy's car-park pop-up flu vaccine service proves that setting competition with GPs aside can benefit patients

4 NOV 2020By

Keen to vaccinate as many patients as possible against flu this year, manager David Gallier-Harris set about collaborating with his local GPs to offer a joint flu vaccination service from his pharmacy’s car park.

More than socially distanced

More than socially distanced

30 OCT 2020By

This piece won our 2020 writing competition ‘Post-pandemic pharmacy: a brave new world?’

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