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Concerns raised about standards of care should be taken seriously, but healthcare workers are still worried about the repercussions of speaking up.
Drugs taken by humans and animals find their way into rivers, lakes and even drinking water, and can have devastating effects on the environment.
London-based GP Clare Gerada is chairman of Clinical Board, Primary Care Transformation, NHS England (London Region). But she is probably best known for her work as chairman of the Council of the Royal College of General Practitioners, a post she held for three years. She shares her thoughts on the role pharmacy should play in UK healthcare.
Medicines information pharmacists provide a specialist service across community and hospital pharmacy, as well as within the pharmaceutical industry. What does the role involve and what skills do you need to do it?
NHS organisations should appoint whistleblowing guardians to support staff who have concerns about poor care and staff who whistleblow should have more protection from recrimination, a report by Sir Robert Francis says.
Lloydspharmacy has established a minor ailments and injuries service in a hospital casualty department in a partnership with the Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust in Manchester.
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