Pharmacy practice and profession blog
Could better regulation of preregistration placement providers help to improve the future of the profession? Adam Pattison Rathbone discusses the possibility
Rhetoric and professional emotional blackmail will not present a convincing case for pharmacists to become a member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
Chris Chapman explains why he is not a fan of World Pharmacists Day (or Talk Like a Pirate Day)
If you’ve been thinking about submitting your application for the RPS Faculty, these tips may serve as a helpful starting point
Paralympian Martine Wright, who lost both her legs in the 7/7 terrorist act, shared her inspirational story with the RPS conference.
Consultant cancer pharmacist Steve Williamson speculates on the future of funding to cancer drugs following the announcement of changes to the Cancer Drug Fund
What would you do if you were on a boat and required medical assistance? Steve Bremer has the answer
Steve Bremer provides a summary of fictional drugs created for television series, books and films.
Audrey Thompson provides some pharmacy statistics from the Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014
Could a pharmacist referral system to secure GP appointments for those who really need them work?
Helen Middleton describes how she built her RPS Faculty portfolio
Audrey Thompsons describes the minor ailments scheme provided during the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games
Sadia Naeem describes her first on-call late night experience in the hospital
The managing director of Rowlands Pharmacy is a brave man and showed valuable insight into how the company is run. But last week’s Undercover Boss on Channel 4 will change nothing across pharmacy anytime soon.
Chris Chapman reflects on why it is so difficult for some in society to accept depression as a medical condition rather than a state of mind
The XX Commonwealth Games have come to a close. Pharmacist and volunteer Audrey Thompson reflects on the experience.
Chris Chapman, senior editor of learning at The Pharmaceutical Journal, thinks although the latest episode of Channel 4’s “Undercover boss” was not ground-breaking, it could certainly be a relevation for the general public how much pressure community pharmacies are under
Lucy Hedley highlights the importance of clear documentation and communication on discharge of a patient from hospital and why it is essential to use at least two sources to confirm medication history in vulnerable patients
Pharmacist Audrey Thompson describes the journey of the Queen’s Baton across 70 nations to its current home at the Athlete Village in Dalmarnock.
I never thought that tramadol being a schedule 3 controlled drug would become such a problem. Sure, I envisioned doctors forgetting to fill out controlled drug discharge forms (as is needed for other CDs) and us having to remind them.