Combinations of drugs involving anticoagulants are one of the most frequent causes of medicine-related hospital admissions, but pharmacists can help reduce the risk.
Recent regulatory breaches at drug manufacturing sites in India and China have raised questions about whether the UK needs to repatriate production of critical medicines.
The evolution of NHS 111Subscription
First piloted in 2011, the NHS 111 service is constantly evolving and pharmacists are being increasingly recognised for the role they can have within it. Although models across England, Scotland and Wales share the same general objectives, they have developed separately, resulting in different versions of the service with different visions for its future.
We're grateful for the clarity, but the new pharmacy contract fails to fix our broken marketSubscription
The new community pharmacy contractual framework offers pharmacists some hope of a future, but the flawed Category M reimbursement system — which sees only wholesalers cashing in the chips — still needs to go.
England’s chief pharmaceutical officer speaks about being in the driving seat during one of the most crucial times for pharmacy.
Early diagnosis and multi-modal treatment is necessary to improve quality of life in adolescents and women with endometriosis.
Case-based learning: cough Subscription
Most coughs are acute and self-limiting; however, it is important to understand when a cough becomes clinically significant.
An overview of the 2018 guideline for management of this sexually transmitted infection in men and women.
Severe bone damage in the jaw occurs in some people as an adverse reaction to certain medicines commonly used in the treatment of cancer and osteoporosis. There are a range of settings where pharmacists can contribute to the prevention of this painful and difficult-to-treat condition.
Gemma Fromage explains why she decided to become a prescribing pharmacist and aesthetic practitioner, as well as what her role entails.
Preferencing the right training providers in Oriel will be one of the most important decisions for a future trainee to make. Here is what students should consider before making that choice.
Returning Electronicjuice to its rootsSubscription
How we are making Electronicjuice bigger, better and greener.
Community pharmacy representatives have warned pharmacists to look out for “drug-seeking behaviour” from patients accessing NUMSAS through NHS 111 Online.
Government tenders £25m contract for 'express freight service' to transport urgent medicines after Brexit
The Department of Health and Social Care is looking for bids on a contract to set up an “express freight service” ahead of the UK leaving the EU at the end of October 2019.
A drug manufacturer has offered to pay the NHS £8m to resolve concerns around allegations of anti-competitive behaviour over the supply of a prescription drug.
Draft guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence on cannabis-based medical products has been described as “restrictive and negative” by a doctor who has campaigned for greater access to medical cannabis.
Researchers have developed a decision tool to ensure that multi-compartment compliance aids are given only those patients who will benefit from them.
A pharmacist-led triage pilot at a GP practice in London has led to a 50% reduction in the number of patients requiring a same-day face-to-face appointment with their GP.
Concerns raised over non-medical alprazolam useSubscription
Books and Arts
A powerful short film documenting India’s revolution against the stigma of talking about menstruation.