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Stuart Hill

Mr Stuart Hill, MRPharmS

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  • Tribute: Laurie Evans

    3 FEB 2020

    I was very sorry to read of the recent passing of Laurie Evans. I first met Laurie, together with his wife Celia, when I was aged 16 years, working the counter during evenings and weekends in a supermarket pharmacy in Southampton. Semi-retired after many years running their own pharmacy, a hub of the neighbouring community at Bitterne Triangle, Mr and Mrs Evans would frequently provide locum pharmacist cover for those evening shifts. It’s difficult for me to talk about them as anything

  • Theory alone is obviously surpassed by clinical evidenceSubscription

    PJ, 21/28 June 2014, Vol 292, No 7815/6

    I would like to make clear that I take no issue with the proactive identification of potential safety concerns, as suggested by the UKCPA group. The opening sentence in my letter should have made that clear

  • Do not dismiss Relvar Ellipta based on theoretical concernsSubscription

    PJ, 10/17 May 2014, Vol 292, No 7809/10

    Although the promotion of medicines safety should be applauded, I disagree with the concerns of Tony Capstick and colleagues (PJ, 22 February 2014, p199) because they do not appear to be evidence based. Although comparative potencies of corticosteroids is an important issue, this lies in the theoretical realm. If randomised controlled trials assessing patient-oriented outcomes have shown the product to fall into the category of

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