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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.

pcn covid 19 vaccination

We talk a lot about ‘multidisciplinary’ working, but our PCN’s COVID-19 vaccine service truly would not exist without all our professions

20 JAN 2021By

Sowe Valley’s rapid rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine service is testament to the value of PCN-working, says clinical pharmacist Umeh Ali.

our pharmacy team is leading our pcn

Our pharmacy team is leading our PCN’s COVID-19 vaccination service — and it feels electric

15 JAN 2021By

Spirits are running high at Chesterfield and Dronfield Primary Care Network, which has given 4,500 COVID-19 vaccinations since Christmas, says lead pharmacist Isobel Bancroft.

How working at NHS Track and Trace landed me a role heading my university’s COVID-19 case management team

How working at NHS Test and Trace landed me a role heading my university’s COVID-19 case management team

7 JAN 2021By

Pharmacist and lecturer Gurinder Singh’s pharmacy skills proved invaluable during his work as a clinical contact caseworker at NHS Test and Trace — then he was headhunted to lead the University of Reading’s COVID-19 case management team.

Samos refugee camp

What I learned volunteering my pharmacy skills at a health clinic for refugees and asylum seekers

29 DEC 2020By

Pharmacist Laura Burley’s skills proved invaluable at a refugee camp in Samos, Greece, where she was involved in everything from counselling patients on scabies medication, to streamlining the camp clinic’s systems.

I’ve had my Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, and here’s why my pharmacist colleagues should too

I’ve had my Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, and here’s why my pharmacist colleagues should too

23 DEC 2020By

Community pharmacist and pharmacy teacher Chaohui Wang was anxious about having her vaccine, but here’s why she feels reassured by the science supporting it.

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