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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.

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The Paralympian who taught me I had a lot to learn about inclusion and diversity as a pharmacist

23 SEP 2020By

An encounter during the Paralympic Games in 2012 proved eye-opening and taught a lesson about how important it is to try to imagine the experience of others.

What my deaf daughter taught me about PPE and communicating with the hard of hearing in the pharmacy

What my deaf daughter taught me about PPE and communicating with the hard of hearing in the pharmacy

16 SEP 2020By

Facial coverings are helping us to limit the spread of COVID-19, but for people who rely on lip reading, communication just got harder. Consultant pharmacist Karen Miller, whose daughter is deaf, says we could all rethink how we interact with our patients and each other.

How our trust's pharmacists are leading, not just validating, pharmacogenomics testing

How our trust's pharmacists are leading, not just validating, pharmacogenomics testing

2 SEP 2020By

Senior cancer pharmacists like Catherine Chaytor at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are at the forefront of new technology using patients’ genomes to identify their risk of chemotherapy side effects.

What community pharmacy access to shared health and social care records could mean for patient care

What community pharmacy access to shared health and social care records could mean for patient care

17 AUG 2020By

Community pharmacies in Dorset could soon have access to system-wide health and social care records. Robin Mitchell, owner of Victoria Park Pharmacy in Dorchester, explains why pharmacists should jump at the opportunity.

My weight loss programme shows pharmacy can tackle obesity at no cost to the NHS

My weight loss programme shows pharmacy can tackle obesity at no cost to the NHS

12 AUG 2020By

Gareth Evans highlights how community pharmacists can support patients with ongoing weight management and clinically significant weight loss at no extra cost to the NHS.

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