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Inside the Pharmaceutical Journal

All posts from: January 2019

Clinical Pharmacist’s most popular research articles of 2018

Posted by: Michael DowdallThu, 24 Jan 2019

This year, articles exploring pharmacy’s role in antimicrobial stewardship, as well as original research articles on integrated pharmacy services and medicines optimisation in care homes, feature among the most popular.

Top ten features in The Pharmaceutical Journal in 2018

Posted by: Dawn ConnellyWed, 23 Jan 2019

Features can be timeless articles on an aspect of drug development, pharmacy practice or medicines optimisation, or topical pieces that delve further into news stories to give context and analysis. It has been an interesting year in pharmacy, from the rescheduling of cannabis to the patent expiry of the NHS’s most costly drug, and the magazine’s features section reflects this, and much more.

Top five infographics in The Pharmaceutical Journal in 2018

Posted by: Dawn ConnellyFri, 18 Jan 2019

With the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) due to come into force in February 2019 (with the caveat of a Brexit deal, of course), it’s no surprise that our infographic explaining how FMD will work was the most read of those published in 2018. Other topics that made it to the top five include medical cannabis and our salary and satisfaction survey.

Most popular research briefings of 2018

Posted by: Julia RobinsonThu, 17 Jan 2019

In 2018, our most popular research briefings covered new areas of research that have been particularly topical this year — including medical cannabis, new antibiotics and e-cigarettes — as well as areas that have long been of interest to pharmacists, such as pain management and adherence.

Most popular opinion pieces of 2018

Posted by: Abigail JamesTue, 15 Jan 2019

Access to medicines has been a big theme for 2018 — from new legal access to medical cannabis treatment options, to fears that price hikes and Brexit are jeopardising the supply of medicines to patients who are already dependent on them.

Most popular learning and CPD articles of 2018

Posted by: Natasha LeesonMon, 14 Jan 2019

With nearly 2 million page views in 2018, our learning section has gone from strength to strength this year and has seen a 20.5% increase in page views compared with 2017.

Most popular articles from Your RPS in 2018

Posted by: Corrinne BurnsMon, 14 Jan 2019

It’s been a busy year for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS). The Society co-hosted the 2018 International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) Congress, which saw more than 3,000 delegates from 107 countries gather in Glasgow during 2–6 September. The Society used the congress to launch its professional development core curriculum, the product of five years’ work to help support pharmacists through their career development.

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