Valerie Sillito, MRPharmS is a community pharmacist in Aberdeen
Criticisms can help improve our practiceSubscription
It is common for pharmacists to query prescribing decisions, but what happens when the tables are turned?
Expanding the clinical role of pharmacistsSubscription
Scotland’s vision for pharmacists to become prescribers is exactly what the profession needs.
Contraception - what's that?Subscription
I was having lunch with a gaggle of pharmacists the other day and we got to talking about the myths and illusions around sex and contraception that abound in the female population, and probably among men as well. Considering the resources expended on sexual health education for young people in schools, we agreed the level of naivity evident is staggering.
How independent must we be?Subscription
A seat at the table, whatever the settingSubscription
Get your patients to buy in to messagesSubscription
When guidance is only a guideSubscription
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