There are wide variations in the training of pharmacy technicians, a report suggests.
Behind the scenes of medicines regulationSubscription
Sir Michael Rawlins talks about how the MHRA intends to speed up approval of innovative medicines, involve pharmacists in reclassification and address drug shortages and trade in counterfeit medicines.
Supporting vulnerable patients with addictionSubscription
In her role as an advanced pharmacist in addictions, Elizabeth Marr supports patients who often face prejudice in society. Here, she describes the challenges she faces.
Proposals to ‘decriminalise’ dispensing errors may not prevent prosecution for inadvertent mistakesSubscription
New proposals seek to end the threat of prosecution for inadvertent dispensing errors but there are concerns that pharmacists will not be fully protected when they make an honest mistake.
The US Food and Drug Administration has fast-tracked the approval of the first histone deacetylase inhibitor to treat patients with multiple myeloma.