Pharmacy practice and profession blog
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Samrina Bhatti describes how closed loop medicines administration can reduce medication error rates.
Access to data will transform the NHS — it’s time pharmacists got to grips with clinical informatics, says Andrew Davies.
Mike Hodgins and Frances Clymer describe how they overcame poor attendance at Sheffield Teach Hospitals pharmacy teaching sessions.
We can transform care by embracing portfolio working and remote technologies, says Ade Williams.
Newly registered pharmacist Fatema Mamdani describes why she applied to become a representative for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
Brief interventions by community pharmacists — which require little time and no specialist training — can make a big difference to people with alcohol addiction, says Addaction pharmacy director Roz Gittins.
Liz Butterfield, clinical lead for medicines optimisation at Kent Surrey Sussex Academic Health Science Network, writes about her experience of sponsoring a Darzi Fellowship Project.
Aditya Aggarwal explains what leadership in pharmacy looks like to him
As England prepares to launch its own deprescribing network, the director of a similar scheme in Canada explains what they have done over the past four years.
Elsy Gomez Campos questions the lack of black representation on the GPhC board.
Now the Pharmacists’ Defence Association Union has won recognition for its representation, pharmacists employed by Boots can expect greater independence and support at work, says PDAU national officer Paul Day
Ade Williams describes his experience of completing the Mary Seacole Programme
Pharmacists in general practice provide invaluable expertise and do not exist just to ‘relieve pressure’ on GPs, says clinical pharmacist Tom Gregory.
Shazia Karsan describes the value pharmacists bring to integrated community networks in Croydon.
When almost half of patients are unable to understand health information, pharmacists should employ a creative and humanistic approach to discussing medicines with patients, says mental health pharmacist Nana Tomova.
Katherine Le Bosquet, Louisa Conlon and Adele Mott give an insight into their work as chief pharmaceutical officer fellows.
Improving patient care and making cost savings, the pharmacy homecare team provides much more than just a medicines delivery service, says advanced specialist pharmacist Rabiya Mansoor.
We are already rethinking our training plans because of short-sighted cuts to preregistration funding
With nonsensical changes to preregistration pharmacist funding, we will struggle to train enough pharmacists to fill expanded roles of today, let alone of the future.
Pharmacist Mansi Shah has developed the first independent community medicines optimisation service in India, but it has not been without its challenges.