Expecting pharmacists to enforce the collection of prescription charges cannot be considered a professional duty.
Finding patient zero Subscription
Advances in molecular techniques make it easier to track down the first patient to be infected with a disease while it is still useful.
Genetic testing is appropriate in certain situations, but for healthy people as a way to predict disease, it is imprecise and comes with a number of risks.
The Extended Primary Integrated Care pilot initiative in Brighton and Hove allows community pharmacists to take referrals from GPs to treat minor ailments. Independent prescriber Sue Oliver is pharmacist consultant on the project.
A total of 25 clinical indications will be removed from the government’s cancer drugs fund list, NHS England has announced.
Bursts of testosterone can curb prostate cancer that has spread to other parts of the body, according to a small clinical trial.
Gut microbiome altered in Parkinson’s diseaseSubscription