For community pharmacists to be treated as equals after the COVID-19 pandemic, they must become paid employees of the NHSSubscription
COVID-19 has exposed the vulnerabilities of having separate health and social care systems, but pharmacy can only help fill this gap if it is more embedded within the NHS.
A principal investigator in one of the UK-based COVID-19 treatment trials speaks about his hopes for the study and the controversy surrounding hydroxychloroquine.
Insomnia disorder: management strategiesSubscription
As sleep disturbances are common, understanding their management and how to best counsel and appropriately treat patients is essential.
Pharmacists should be aware of the requirements of their patients who may have a temporary or permanent stoma.
As remote consultations become more common, pharmacists must consider best practice and how they can get the most out of these interactions.
The first innovator biologic drug was introduced around 40 years ago in the early 1980s. This article provides pharmacists with an overview of the pivotal concepts of biosimilar interchangeability with innovator biologics.
After our investigation shows an “unacceptable gap” in awarding rates for higher degrees between white students and their black, Asian and minority ethnic counterparts, we ask how this disparity can be addressed.
'It is difficult witnessing patients fight for their lives' — a day in the life of a critical care pharmacist
Working in critical care can be both physically and emotionally challenging, but being proactive can help ensure patient safety and continuity of care.
Access to contraception in primary care leaves much to be desired — community pharmacy should prescribe, as well as supply, pills and patchesSubscription
Pharmacists can do more than just dispensing contraceptives; by prescribing and monitoring them in the pharmacy, they can free GPs to provide women with a wider range of contraceptive choices.
NOW EXTENDED: A brave new world? Share your ideas on post-pandemic pharmacy in our writing competitionSubscription
Flex your creative skills and enter our annual writing competition this year.
Action is needed as a 15-percentage-point gap between white and black pharmacy students awarded upper class MPharm degrees is revealed.
Foundation training programme could replace preregistration year from the summer of 2021Subscription
A year of foundation training could replace the pharmacist preregistration year across the UK from summer 2021, Health Education England and NHS England have suggested.
Greater proportion of white students awarded upper class pharmacy degrees, compared with BAME studentsSubscription
Exclusive: An analysis of data by The Pharmaceutical Journal reveals for the first time that a significantly lower proportion of black, Asian, and minority ethnic (BAME) students are awarded a higher MPharm degree, compared with their white counterparts.
At the latest Royal Pharmaceutical Society Scottish Pharmacy Board meeting, discussions revolved around the COVID-19 pandemic and promoting inclusion and diversity across the profession.
At the latest Royal Pharmaceutical Society English Pharmacy Board meeting, discussions revolved around the COVID-19 pandemic and promoting inclusion and diversity across the profession.
At the latest Royal Pharmaceutical Society Welsh Pharmacy Board meeting, discussions revolved around board elections, inclusion and diversity, and key work undertaken in Wales.
Exclusive: Almost 500 pharmacies across the UK are now offering a rapid COVID-19 antibody testing service.