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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.

One pharmacist’s experience of discrimination owing to their disabilities

How the pharmacy profession disregarded me and my disability, and why it must change

22 JAN 2020

One pharmacist’s experience of discrimination, owing to their disabilities, shows that the profession still has a long way to go towards equality.

How I enhanced my CV by participating in extracurricular activities

How I boosted my pharmacy CV with extracurricular activities

22 JAN 2020By

It takes more than academic achievement to succeed as a pharmacist, says fourth-year pharmacy student Alex McTaggart.

Why pharmacists should never settle for a general practice that doesn't support them

Why pharmacists should never settle for a general practice that doesn't support them

15 JAN 2020

Rupa Lyall’s first experience of general practice was a sour one, but she didn’t give up and found a practice where she belongs.

What it's like working as a pharmacist on the groundbreaking new CAR-T therapy Jackie Chappell

Working as a pharmacist on the groundbreaking new CAR-T therapy

9 JAN 2020By

Clinical pharmacist Jackie Chappell shares her experiences of working with CAR-T therapy, a new cell-engineering treatment for cancer.

How I convinced GPs to let pharmacists lead a successful triage service

How I convinced GPs to let pharmacists lead a successful triage service

24 DEC 2019By

Amira Shaikh, a GP pharmacist in London, explains how a strong awareness of her clinical abilities and limitations helped her launch a successful pharmacist-led patient triaging service.

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