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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.

COVID-19 raged, but mental health staff soldiered on — I am forever indebted to those who saved my mother's life

COVID-19 raged, but mental health staff soldiered on — I am forever indebted to those who saved my mother's life

4 AUG 2020By

Pharmacist Ruby Mughal realised she had a lot to learn about humanity in care after seeing the support mental health professionals gave her mother.

Person behind door

Our patients with addiction often feel little more than ‘animals’ in the pharmacy — we must change

29 JUL 2020By

When preregistration pharmacist Ismael Ali made strong connections with patients with addiction in his pharmacy, he was shocked to learn how this patient group is often treated.

How a network community pharmacist is a win win for our PCN

How a 'network community pharmacist' is a win-win for our PCN — and could benefit yours too

27 JUL 2020By

A London primary care network has created a new role for pharmacists who want to work in both primary care networks and community pharmacy. Mitesh Shah, a pharmacist at South Central Ealing Primary Care Network, explains how a ‘network community pharmacist’ could truly integrate the two settings for the first time.

I was surprised by how few other black faces I saw on the course Unekwuojo Agada

'I was surprised by how few other black students I saw on the course'

23 JUL 2020By

Unekwuojo Agada knows that black students aspire to be pharmacists, but often asks herself why there are so few at pharmacy school.

I did not think that I could actually make a difference in pharmacy Ishwah Khaliq

'I did not think that I could actually make a difference in pharmacy'

23 JUL 2020By

Being Pakistani and growing up in the UK, Ishwah Khaliq initially found it difficult to imagine herself being successful because of her ethnicity

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