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Issue : The Pharmaceutical Journal, September 2019, Vol 303, No 7929

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  • dispensing error

    Dispensing errors: where does responsibility lie? Subscription

    30 JUL 2019 9:26 By Angela Kam

    Pharmacy professionals give their thoughts and advice to a Responsible Pharmacist colleague whose team is involved in a dispensing error.

  • Tribute: Mark Lee

    5 AUG 2019 12:02 By Stephen Ashmore

    Clinical pharmacy has very sadly lost a truly talented and ever-popular figure. Mark graduated from De Montfort University in 1988 and, after a short period working for Boots, he started a hospital career at Wharfedale General Hospital in Otley, West Yorkshire in 1990. Having gained experience in a wide range of clinical areas and obtaining the clinical pharmacy diploma, Mark moved to Australia, spending nine months working at Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney. It was here that he ...

  • Tribute: Peter Hylands

    7 AUG 2019 8:46 By Vivian Auyeung, Graham Davies, Ben Forbes, Robert Hider, James Mason, Clive Page, David Taylor, John Weinman, Gino Martini

    With great sadness we learned of the passing of Peter Hylands, formerly head of the Institute of Pharmaceutical Science (IPS) at King’s College London (KCL).

  • Call for Society Fellowship Nominations

    13 AUG 2019 12:25

    The Panel of Fellows will be holding its next meeting in November 2019. Nominations for Society Fellowship must be received by the Secretary of the Panel of Fellows by 18 October 2019 to be considered at this meeting.

  • Deaths: Graham Pearce Mould

    13 AUG 2019 17:37

    On 23 July 2019, Graham Pearce Mould MRPharmS, aged 78 years, of Guildford, Surrey. Dr Mould registered with the Society in 1964. 

  • Tribute: Stuart Ramsay Maconochie

    14 AUG 2019 11:34 By Jane Nicholson

    Stuart was brought up in Dundee and attended the Morgan Academy. During his time at school, he was the boys’ school captain, captain of rugby, secretary of the literary and debating society, captain of athletics, and church organist and choirmaster. The son of a pharmacist, he attended the Heriot-Watt School of Pharmacy where he met his future wife, Judy, whose pharmacy practice has been in hospital, community and editorial pharmacy roles. While still a student, Stuart was commissioned ...

  • Deaths: John Wyn Hughes

    20 AUG 2019 11:00

    On 20 June 2019, John Wyn Hughes MRPharmS, aged 88 years, of Wrexham, Clwyd. Mr Hughes registered with the Society in 1952. 

  • Deaths: Ian Herbert Hamilton

    20 AUG 2019 12:58

    On 25 March 2019, Ian Herbert Hamilton  MRPharmS, aged 85 years, of Stranraer, Wigtownshire. Mr Hamilton registered with the Society in 1963. 

  • Deaths: Betty Carnegie "Monty" Montgomery

    21 AUG 2019 12:21

    On 9 August 2019, Betty Carnegie “Monty” Montgomery, aged 82 years, of Glasgow. A former member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, Ms Montgomery registered with the Society in 1960 and was designated Fellow in 1983. She was elected to the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain’s Scottish Executive in 1975 and chaired the Scottish Executive from 1984 until 1986. 

  • Medicine manufacturing

    Shortage of epilepsy medicine to continue until end of October, manufacturer says

    22 AUG 2019 15:28 By Corrinne Burns

    All strengths of the epilepsy medicine Gabitril will be out of stock in the UK until the end of October 2019, the drug’s manufacturer has said.

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