The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) is calling for all pharmacists to have equal access to a service to support their mental health and wellbeing.
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A pilot study run in Scotland has provided evidence that specialist mental health pharmacist independent prescribers delivered quality care to patients with diagnoses of moderate to severe depression and/or anxiety.
Diane Leicester-Hallam has announced she is set to leave the Pharmacists’ Defence Association as Director for Member Services and will shortly also leave the pharmacy sector.
As part of the Health and Sport Committee enquiry into primary care Director of Operations Matt Barclay from Community Pharmacy Scotland and Chair of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society Scottish Pharmacy Board Jonathan Burton gave evidence.
The UK Government is banning the export of certain key drugs to alleviate shortages and ‘protect UK patients’ weeks ahead of the 31st October Brexit deadline.
Doctors are asking for clarity about plans to give pharmacists the ability to alter prescriptions of an anti-depressant drug in short supply under a new set of rules drawn up ahead of Brexit.
New strategies and services that empower informal carers, particularly women, need to be delivered, the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) has said in a new recently published Statement of Policy.
The National Association of Women in Pharmacy (NAWP) has partnered with the Pharmacist Defence Association (PDA) to create a ‘semi-autonomous network’.
A survey of community pharmacists in Northern Ireland has identified a huge shortfall in their numbers and real concerns about the ability to maintain safe services for patients.
Women with a rare type of ovarian cancer could benefit from a drug previously used to treat skin cancer.