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Developing a Flexible X-ray Detector

Interview conducted by Kate Anderton, B.Sc.Aug 29 2018 Thought LeadersDr. Imalka Jayawardena& Hashini ThirimanneThe University of Surrey An interview with Dr. Imalka Jayawardena, PhD, and…

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Improving the Health of Older Men Through Exercise

Interview conducted by Kate Anderton, B.Sc.Aug 27 2018 Thought LeadersDr. Barbara JefferisAssociate ProfessorUniversity College London (UCL) An interview with Dr. Barbara Jefferis, Associate Professor at…

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EPS pilot allowing dispensing from unnominated pharmacies to expand

A pilot of the electronic prescription service (EPS) Phase 4 has been rolled out in eight GP practices in Greater Manchester, Essex, south-east London and Devon,…

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BPSA concerned pharmacy courses ‘at risk’ after Sussex degree closure

The university announced last Friday (December 14) that it will not take new students onto its pharmacy degree from September 2019, due to low uptake….

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Date set for Boots pharmacists’ vote on PDA Union representation

The vote marks the “final stages” of the long-running dispute, the union said, which dates back to January 2012, when the PDA Union called for official…

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RB launches 24-hour Nurofen pain relief patch

The patch – which launched last week (October 31) – contains ibuprofen which is dissolved in the adhesive of the patch and maintained in fluid…

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NPA: ‘A lot’ of errors occurring during ‘handing out’ process

When the NPA asked pharmacists to specify where in the dispensing process errors were occurring, it identified that “a lot of mistakes happen…when the patient…

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Hancock: Pharmacists must support May’s Brexit deal to ensure supply

Mr Hancock was responding yesterday (November 27) to a question from Labour MP for Burnley Julie Cooper, who pointed to NHS Confederation warnings last month…

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Brine denies blacklisting headlice prescriptions is causing ‘epidemic’

In March, NHS England published guidance advising GPs to “curb prescribing” for 35 conditions (see the full list here) including headlice – which the commissioner…

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DH expands on health secretary’s desire for ‘French model’ of pharmacy

Matt Hancock exclusively told C+D at the Conservative party conference last week (October 2) that he wants to “move towards the French model for pharmacies,…

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