PGDipGPP, MRPharmS, Lead pharmacist in microbiology, both at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Case-based learning: shinglesSubscription
This article outlines how to recognise shingles, its causes and risk factors, and the role of pharmacists in managing treatment and preventing spread.
Case-based learning: impetigoSubscription
Pharmacists need to identify and manage impetigo effectively to help prevent its spread.
Amoebic dysentery in an elderly patientSubscription
A 70-year-old, 47kg woman was admitted via the accident and emergency department with a 14-day history of diarrhoea with recent urge incontinence, cramping abdominal pain and three episodes of vomiting. The patient was diagnosed with amoebic dysentery. Read on to learn about the patient’s signs and symptoms.