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All healthcare professionals who prescribe must follow a common set of principles, and the pharmacy profession is an appropriate steward for a prescribing framework.
Success of reaching patients in first national plan will require pharmacy teams to explain the benefits of vaccination.
Researchers are investigating whether priming the immune system with therapeutic vaccines can prompt the body’s own defences to spring into action against cancer.
A pharmacy walk-in service run by nurse practitioners in the United States could be adopted in the UK to ease the burden on the overstretched NHS.
Rose Marie Parr, the new chief pharmaceutical officer for Scotland, tells Stephen Robinson how her career led to the role, what she wants to achieve in the post and her advice for young pharmacists pursuing leadership positions.
The British Pharmaceutical Students’ Association has called for changes to be made in how future pharmacists are assessed, after trainees and tutors complained about the June 2015 registration assessment.
Fears over the risk of serious harms to volunteers in non-oncology phase I trials are unjustified, according to the results of a meta-analysis published in The BMJ.