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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 I faced COVID-19 as a critical care pharmacist in one of the UK's worst hit regions

How I faced COVID-19 as a critical care pharmacist in one of the UK's worst hit regions

22 MAY 2020By

Specialist critical care pharmacist Greg Barton recounts how his unit adapted to new practices and unknowns as cases of coronavirus surged in north west England.

How I prepared healthcare professionals for battle at London’s COVID-19 Nightingale hospital

How I prepared healthcare professionals for battle at London’s COVID-19 Nightingale hospital

14 MAY 2020By

London’s pop-up COVID-19 hospital constantly adapted and set the standards for other emergency field hospitals, says pharmacy educator Yinka Kuye.

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A message to preregistration trainees in the time of COVID-19: this setback can make you stronger

4 MAY 2020By

Stephen Sekimwanyi, a pharmacist who has had his fair share of career setbacks, offers advice to preregistration trainees in light of the General Pharmaceutical Council’s decision to delay the pharmacy registration exam.

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COVID-19: I was punched by an angry patient in my frontline pharmacy on Good Friday

23 APR 2020By

Pharmacist manager Krunal Vyas was left shocked, shaken and questioning his place in the profession after he was abused by an angry patient during the Easter weekend.

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Trainee doctors and nurses have been fast-tracked into their professions — why not preregistration pharmacists?

15 APR 2020

The General Pharmaceutical Council’s decision to delay the summer 2020 registration exam, following the COVID-19 pandemic, has left preregistration trainee Courtney Ella Preston with more questions than answers.

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