Profession to examine inconsistency in advice
Pharmacy organisations will come together to address the quality of pharmacy advice following publication of the latest Which? report. more →
Siege pharmacist overwhelmed by support
Support from pharmacy organisations and colleagues has been overwhelming in the wake of last week’s siege at Edinburgh’s Royal Mile Pharmacy, according to owner of the pharmacy Peter Tinkler. more →
Electronic prescribing given boost with £280m fund
A new £280m fund for hospitals, which includes provision to roll out electronic prescribing, has been described as "excellent news" by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
Injectable drug error project wins UKCPA grant
A project to investigate errors and near misses in the preparation of injectable medicines within pharmacy departments has won the 2013 UK Clinical Pharmacy Association clinical pharmacy research grant. more →
RPS launches social media support package
Social media guidance and support tools have been published this week by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, to help pharmacy professionals understand how to use websites such as LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook constructively and effectively.
CPS asks pharmacists to report specials shortages
Community Pharmacy Scotland is asking pharmacists to report shortages of any unlicensed medicines (special formulations) listed in Part 7S of the Scottish Drug Tariff. more →