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Cannabis in a pill

Big Dope: why we shouldn’t rush to legalise medical cannabis

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A powerful cannabis industry could emerge in the footsteps of Big Booze, Big Tobacco and Big Pharma, and we risk becoming beholden to it, says pharmacist Terry Maguire.

Junel Ahmed, 2018 BPSA president

Introducing Junel Ahmed — 2018/2019 BPSA president

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Junel Ahmed, recently elected British Pharmaceutical Students’ Association president, speaks about his pharmacy journey, why he chose to run for president and his hopes for the future.

Futuristic city

2039: Pharmacy after the fall

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Writing competition 2018

Knocking on door

A pharmacist calls

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Writing competition 2018

Former health minister Lord Ara Darzi

Evoking Darzi philosophy through a CPhO Clinical Fellowship

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Louisa Conlon describes her experience of applying for and being awarded a CPhO clinical fellowship at the Care Quality Commission

Roding pharmacy staff members and apprentices

Apprenticeships: putting community into community pharmacy

Marc Krishek from North East London Local Pharmaceutical Committee highlights the benefits of pharmacies taking on an apprentice and how Local Pharmaceutical Committees can help.

Medical cannabis

Medical cannabis — a Canadian pharmacist’s experience

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UK pharmacists must embrace the potential of cannabis in therapy and their role in dispensing it, or risk being left out of the system like pharmacists in Canada, says Canadian pharmacist Michael Boivin.

Charlotte Richardson, pharmacist in Lourdes, France

Volunteering on pilgrimage to Lourdes

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Charlotte Richardson describes her experience of volunteering as a newly qualified pharmacist as part of the annual Middlesbrough diocese pilgrimage to Lourdes.

Helping hands

Give pharmacists the tools and we will finish the job

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Locum pharmacist Emmanuel Chisadza shuns the current reimbursement framework for community pharmacy, and calls for a model that recognises that value of pharmaceutical care.

Handcuffs open close

We need to treat people who take street drugs as patients, not criminals

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Healthcare professionals have a role to play in improving care for people who take street drugs and providing better information on their drugs’ content, says Royal Pharmaceutical Society president Ash Soni.

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