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  • The challenge of tackling social isolation among older people through community pharmacySubscription

    21 SEP 2018

    Ageing Better in Camden, London, is one of 14 Big Lottery Fund Ageing Better programmes across England that are working to tackle social isolation ...

  • The Integrated Care Provider contract's implications for community pharmacySubscription

    18 SEP 2018By

    A series of documents have been published in support of NHS England’s consultation on the proposed Integrated Care Provider (ICP) contract. They provide details on how the contract would underpin integration between services, how it differs from existing NHS contracts, how it fit into the broader commissioning system, and which organisations could hold the ICP contract.

  • Myth-busting sessions in the community to improve knowledge of antimicrobial resistanceSubscription

    14 SEP 2018

    Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of today’s great public health challenges and it is driven by the use of antibiotics. As antimicrobial pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, we are tasked with reducing unnecessary antibiotic use in our patient population at Cwm Taf University Health Board, South Wales, which provides healthcare services to almost 300,000 people living in Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf. Like many health organisations, we face the particular challenge of an ...

  • AEDs as a quality payment criterion: what could offer more quality than saving a life?Subscription

    14 SEP 2018

    Having jumped through the various hoops which the Department of Health has asked of community pharmacists to demonstrate the ‘quality’ community pharmacies offer, I am struck by how little difference any of the initiatives offer. Yes, they are all good ideas in principle, and we were already doing many of them without formal recognition.

  • William Charles Evans

    William Charles Evans (1924–2018) Subscription

    16 MAY 2018

    Author of Trease and Evans’ Pharmacognosy, a seminal text on the chemistry and uses of medicinal plants, William Charles Evans was a prolific researcher and educator throughout his 60-year career.

  • William Martindale Darling (second from left) with his wife and children after receiving the CBE in 1988.

    William Martindale Darling (1934 – 2017)Subscription

    14 AUG 2017By

    Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s youngest president and longest-serving Council member was also known for bringing the voice of pharmacy to the highest levels of government.

  • Peter Noyce

    Peter Noyce (1946-2017)Subscription

    21 JUN 2017By

    A visionary leader who drove pharmacy practice forward but always had time to mentor others, he was known as the most effective pharmacist of his generation.

  • Thomas Geoffrey Booth, past president of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society

    Thomas Geoffrey Booth (1928-2016)Subscription

    1 DEC 2016By

    Thomas Geoffrey Booth, past president of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, founded the UK’s first department of pharmacy practice.

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John Harris is principal pharmacist research, development and audit at Princess of Wales Hospital, Wales

Research event in Wales helps guide pharmacy staff to turn early ideas into research projects

18 SEP 2018By

John Harris details how Pharmacy Research Wales is building a community of pharmacy researchers across Wales.

Students sitting their preregistration exam

Supporting black pharmacy students: how can we improve?

12 SEP 2018By

Mahendra Patel urges the pharmacy profession to do more for BAME students.

Mentoring, career development concept

Want to further your career? Get a mentor

6 SEP 2018

Rajinder Bains explains the benefits having a mentor can have on your pharmacy career.

Education concept

Learning to lead with the Mary Seacole programme: turns out I’m not a know-it-all

30 AUG 2018By

Chandani Sakaria shares her experience of completing the Mary Seacole programme for leaders.

Mental health first aiders, Queen’s University Belfast School of Pharmacy

Mental health first aid for students needing support

23 AUG 2018

Queen’s University Belfast School of Pharmacy have formed a student-led mental health and well-being team to help safeguard the health of every student.

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