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Hands holding patient, Assistance to die opinion piece, July 26 issue

Assistance to die

A change in the law to allow assisted suicide would require stringent safeguards to be in place — informed by pharmaceutical expertise.

Centenary of war

The Pharmaceutical Journal marks the centenary this issue with a feature describing the contribution of pharmacists to the war effort at home and in battle.


17th Field Ambulance, showing horse-drawn horses

Pharmacists serve on the front line and back at home


Pharmacists were among the men and women who served in the First World War, through enlisting in the army, serving on the home front, or maintaining pharmaceutical services.


Cogs for opinion article on community pharmacy and delegation

Pharmacists should delegate without fearSubscription


Unless barriers to delegation are removed, community pharmacists will be unable to fulfil their expanding role.

CPD article

Propionibacterium acnes, bacteria that causes acne

Acne vulgaris Subscription


Acne affects eight out of ten teenagers and can persist into later life. Pharmacists have a wide range of treatments to offer patients.


Head of technology at MedicinesComplete, Harvinder Sondh

Putting clinical information at your fingertipsSubscription


Harvinder Sondh uses his background as a pharmacist to help design online tools to assist pharmacists and pharmacutical scientists.

Books and arts


A weight off your shouldersSubscription

Why being overweight does not necessarily mean being unhealthy

The Pharmaceutical Journal

16 July/2 August 2014, Vol 293, No 7820

Cover Story:

We mark the centenary of the First World War this issue with a feature describing the contribution of pharmacists to the war effort at home and in battle.

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The Pharmaceutical Journal

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Just saying “bore da” (good morning) can help!Subscription


Principal policy adviser for RPS Wales Elen Jones reflects on the recent inquiry by the Welsh Language Commissioner on the use of Welsh in primary care.


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