Gary Paragpuri runs Hub and Spoke Innovations which is a specialist consultancy run by pharmacy experts that aims to help pharmacists and dispensing GPs grow their businesses and provide a better service for their patients through technology.
Greg Lawton is a pharmacist specialising in patient and medicines safety, staffing, data protection, privacy and healthcare policy. We were lucky to catch up with Greg to have an in-depth conversation about dispensing errors in pharmacy.
Francesca Aaen is a pharmacist consultant and runs her consultancy called Aaen Care. Aaen Care delivers medicines and healthcare-related training, consultancy and advice to both private and public sector providers of health and social care services across the UK.
Gavin Birchall is a pharmacist, designer and marketer who has created, led and marketed businesses at senior level and carried out the first research into the brand of pharmacy on the planet. Having spent 15 years in community pharmacy, practising in both independent and multiple owned pharmacies, Gavin has worked in academia, primary care and representation.
Emma Hartley is a freelance journalist from London. She wrote a story recently on the topic of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) shortages. The article examined the on-going HRT shortages and sought to find answers. This problem has had a significant impact on people suffering symptoms of the menopause. Emma has delved into all […]
Ollie describes himself as a ‘typical GP who spins a few plates’. He is a PCN Clinical Director in Sheffield, has experience of commissioning for the NHS, still practises as a GP and also finds time to run his own health coaching company called Peak Health Coaching.
We recently ran a story about a new report that highlighted the fact that poorly implemented ePMA (electronic prescribing and medicines administration) systems can result in potentially fatal medication errors.
Dolly Sud is a Specialist Mental Health Pharmacist and PhD student. She is also a member of Cochrane and College of Mental Health Pharmacy. We caught up with Dolly on the PIPcast. Dolly gave us a fascinating insight into her role as a Specialist Mental Health Pharmacist and also her views on some of the wider issues in pharmacy.
We were delighted to be joined by Miles Briggs MSP on the PIP podcast. Miles is a Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party MSP for Lothian. He is involved in quite a number of cross-party committees and notably for pharmacists he a member of the Health and Sport Committee. You can find out more about Mile’s voting record, his recent speeches, recent questions that he has asked of the Scottish government and recent motions he has brought forward here.
Emma Davies recently took over as host of the PIP podcast and was kind enough to interview editor Johnathan Laird. It was a really interesting conversation and below are a handful of the questions Emma asked.