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All posts by Maureen O'Sullivan

Play to win

Posted by: Maureen O'SullivanMon, 3 Jun 2013

You are the model customer: you have filled in the back of your prescription perfectly and wait patiently for it to be dispensed because you understand how busy the dispensary can get. You don’t mind waiting because it gives you time to covertly observe your surroundings and, dare I say it, check out the competition.

Needle in a haystack of Thatcher's legacy

Posted by: Maureen O'SullivanWed, 17 Apr 2013

Among Margaret Thatcher’s many controversial decisions that affected the lives of UK citizens, one less known from her 11 years as UK Prime Minister was her decision to support needle exchange schemes.

Conquering the man-made epidemic of medical errors

Posted by: Maureen O'SullivanFri, 22 Mar 2013

Patient safety activist Sorrel King stole the show at the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists annual congress and she wasn’t even there. Sorrel King is not a patient safety expert. She’s not a pharmacist, a nurse or a doctor. No, Sorrel King is not a healthcare professional at all. She is the mother of a child who died at the hands of healthcare.

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