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Using VR to Go Back in Time for Those Living with Alzheimer’s

Interview conducted by Kate Anderton, B.Sc.Mar 26 2018 Thought LeadersHoward GreenCreative DirectorThe Wayback Project An interview with Howard Green, co-founder of the Wayback Project, conducted…

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The Importance of Fetal Fibronectin Testing for Women with Symptomatic Preterm Labor

Interview conducted by Kate Anderton, B.Sc.Mar 14 2018 Thought LeadersMichael S. RumaMaternal-Fetal Medicine SpecialistPerinatal Associates of New Mexico An interview with Michael S. Ruma, MD,…

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Gluten-free restrictions represent a ‘chipping away’ of pharmacy

Pharmacy teams will not be able to dispense NHS prescriptions for any gluten-free items other than bread and mixes from December 4, the Pharmaceutical Services…

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Final 33 concessionary prices announced for November

An initial 20 concessionary prices were announced on November 21, followed by a further 16 announced on November 26. 

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Superdrug launches free sore throat service in more than 200 branches

The 10-minute consultation service is delivered by a pharmacist and includes an initial assessment, a questionnaire, and a throat examination. All Superdrug pharmacists have been…

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Pharmacy workforce challenges ‘going to get worse’, warns CCA chief

In September this year, the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) asked pharmacy bodies to explain what steps they are taking to address inadequate staffing levels. The…

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Pharmacies given to end of November to find replacement MDS supplier

Biodose manufacturer Protomed announced last month (October 23) that “after careful consideration”, it would close the business on November 30. The company is therefore “providing…

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GPhC proposes combining pharmacy degree and pre-reg training year

As part of a 12-week consultation – which it expects to launch in January – the GPhC will propose integrating the five years of initial…

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Almost half of pharmacists rarely or never report adverse reactions

Almost a third (31%) of 107 community pharmacist respondents to the poll – which C+D ran between August and September 2018 – said they had…

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Pharmacy Mentor and PharmaDoctor partner to market clinical services

London-based PharmaDoctor claims to be the “leading provider of clinically supported PGDs in the UK”, having helped pharmacies offer services for malaria, meningitis and erectile…

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