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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 interdisciplinary collaboration deepened my appreciation for other healthcare professions

How ditching professional tribalism and working collaboratively benefits us all

19 FEB 2020By

We shouldn’t be afraid to collaborate with non-pharmacists — we all become better professionals when we teach and learn from each other.

A pharmacy that has been closed down

Pharmacy closures: the funding cuts landed me in A&E

12 FEB 2020

A pharmacist’s experience of deciding to close their pharmacy reveals the personal toll of the government’s cuts to funding for the sector.

Why storytelling is essential to my work as a mental health pharmacist

Why storytelling is essential to my work as a mental health pharmacist

5 FEB 2020By

Stories bring us closer together, help us build trust and deliver wisdom, hope and healing — never underestimate their power, says mental health pharmacist Nana Tomova.

How my part-time medicines safety PhD changed prescribing practice for older people

How my part-time medicines safety PhD changed prescribing practice for older people

31 JAN 2020By

Pharmacist Su Wood’s work on estimating reduced kidney function led to a major change in national recommendations for prescribing in older people.

This Morning labelled us ‘pretend doctors’: here’s why we are anything but

Pharmacists are anything but 'pretend doctors'

24 JAN 2020By

Pharmacists do much more than just dispense medicines, says hospital pharmacist Fatema Mamdani.

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