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Medication Safety

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Watford Workshop

Watford Workshop

Common disorders of the inner ear

This CPD module provides an overview of common disorders of the inner ear, including management options and OTC recommendations.

Milton Kent Nuako Owusu

Milton Kent Nuako Owusu has a pioneering approach to promoting her pharmacy and making it a go-to destination for sexual health advice.

EMA: Recalled valsartan could cause 1 extra cancer case per 5,000 patients

The European Medicines Agency has issued an update on its investigation into the health risks of taking valsartan medicines containing an impurity that may have carcinogenic potential

Service support from Numark

Numark has introduced a further three resource packs to its service support portfolio, designed to contain everything to help members deliver both private and NHS services.

Celesio UK to recruit for new managing director

Managing director of Celesio UK, Cormac Tobin, has left the company after more than ten years with the Celesio group

Care home pharmacist recruitment drive is “bang on target” says RPS

A £20 million NHS England drive to recruit pharmacists and pharmacy technicians into care homes has been praised by the RPS

New innovation from GSK

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has launched Voltarol Back and Muscle Pain Relief 1.16% gel (diclofenac diethylammonium) with ‘No Mess’ applicator.

NPA board elections make history

Reena Barai has been elected to the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) board for Area 7, Home Counties South and is believed to be the first Asian female pharmacy owner ever elected.

Top for teamwork

Paula Hindmarch's passion for helping people makes her move from police officer to dispensing assistant less far-fetched.

‘Hidden’ malnutrition problem identified

Nearly half (45 per cent) of British adults believe that losing weight in later life is normal, when in fact unintended weight loss can be a sign of malnutrition, says new research from BAPEN. 

RPS urges caution on changes to antibiotics advice

More research is needed before the recommendation that patients always complete a course of antibiotics can be revised, the RPS has said

PDAU to give £1 to charity for each vote in de-recognition ballot

The PDAU says it hopes the gesture will encourage Boots pharmacists to take part in the forthcoming ballot on whether to de-recognise the BPA

Community pharmacies vital to drug harm reduction, FIP says

Pharmacists can play a vital role in delivering drug harm reduction services, and may be the safest source of recreational cannabis, the International Pharmaceutical Federation has said

Change on the horizon

In this second of two articles on the outlook for pharmacy technicians in 2018 and beyond, Tess Fenn considers three significant changes that pharmacy technicians will see in the coming months and years.

MAC is back

Sore throat brand MAC is re-launching in the UK with a revitalised offering of sore throat lozenges, manufacturer Ernest Jackson has announced.

Patients failing to grasp impact of medicines non-adherence

Research for National Medication Adherence Week finds patients don’t understand the impact of non-adherence

Understanding ADHD

There are practical steps pharmacy teams can take in order to best meet the needs of families living with ADHD.

Roll out pharmacist-GP collaboration care model, NPA urges

A Sheffield scheme that saw community pharmacy-based support measures free up GP appointments should be used to inform national policy, the NPA has said

Voltarol’s Global Pain Index survey returns

GSK’s topical pain relief brand Voltarol is continuing to explore the impact of pain with its latest global consumer survey into attitudes towards body pain.

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