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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.

Like mother like son moving to the UK from Baghdad to excel in pharmacy

Like mother, like son: moving to the UK from Baghdad to excel in pharmacy

5 DEC 2019By

When he arrived in the UK, my son could speak only a few English words, but now he is studying to become a pharmacist.

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Why having a mentor is so important to pharmacists working in general practice

27 NOV 2019By

New general practice pharmacists can feel isolated, but mentorship can boost their resilience and the care they give patients, says clinical pharmacist Niketa Dass.

How our pharmacy became the first in North Wales to write prescriptions for minor illnesses

How our pharmacy became the first in North Wales to write prescriptions for minor illnessesSubscription

20 NOV 2019By

Superintendent pharmacist Steffan John shares his experience of treading new ground in the launch of North Wales’ first acute minor illness service, led by independent prescribing pharmacists.

Developing a population health management tool as part of our trust's digital transformation

How we introduced population health management to our hospital trustSubscription

13 NOV 2019By

University College London Hospitals Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is using its patients’ data to identify groups with similar characteristics and design new models of proactive care specifically for them.

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My horrific encounter with ‘fitness to practise’

6 NOV 2019By

The regulatory process dehumanises those it seeks to protect — it must drastically change.

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