I was honoured to be appointed by the Privy Council to the GPhC Council, after a thorough, but straight forward interview process. I felt I had a lot to give, having worked on the ground in NHS Fife for a number of years, and I wanted to play my part to support pharmacy of the future.
Social prescribing of physical activity should not be seen as a ‘quirky’ new project but the ‘first line of defence against health problems’, according to a physiotherapist.
Andrew Evans is the Chief Pharmaceutical Officer for Wales. At Pharmacy in Practice, we were extremely proud to welcome Andrew on to the podcast to talk about all things pharmacy.
Pharmacists have welcomed a project that sees them host university students so they can gain first-hand experience of the pharmacy workplace as part of the degree.
Glasgow City Health & Social Care Partnership (GCHSCP) has trained staff and charity volunteers to teach others how to talk about the subject with anyone they are worried about.
Following the recognition agreement signed by the PDA Union and Boots, the Pharmacist Defence Association Union (PDAU) has now established a network of PDAU representatives to represent the circa 7,000 pharmacists and pre-registration trainees employed at the company.
Scottish researchers are developing a ‘bandage’ sensor to help detect how wounds are healing.
Following consideration through PACE, the committee was unable to accept two medicines for the treatment of cystic fibrosis, an inherited disease that has severe effects on the lungs and the digestive system.
Doctors’ leaders have called for urgent action on the future of Scotland’s hospitals, warning the NHS as it is currently run is ‘simply unsustainable’.
Scotland’s retailers have largely complied with the introduction of minimum unit pricing for alcohol policy, a new study has found.