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.
Pharmacy in Practice Scotland
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.
Scotland’s retailers have largely complied with the introduction of minimum unit pricing for alcohol policy, a new study has found.
The dilemma follows this pharmacist as he joins and settles into working in general practice after previously working in a number of roles in community pharmacy.
Detection rates for hepatitis C have fallen to their lowest level in decades despite estimates suggesting nearly 10,000 Scots are living with the condition undiagnosed.
Following negotiations between PSNC, DHSC and NHSE&I, HM Government has agreed to make a five-year investment in community pharmacies. The deal secures funding of £2.592bn per year for community pharmacies. The agreement also sets out a vision for the expansion of clinical service delivery through pharmacies over the next five years, in line with the NHS Long
Did you know that the membership of the Pharmacist Defence Association (PDA) has almost doubled since 2010?
The Government have responded to the promoting professionalism; reforming regulation consultation. They have said that the UK’s model of professional regulation for healthcare professionals has become increasingly complex, outdated and is seen as adversarial and legalistic and that change is necessary.
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society in England is calling for pharmacists to be fully integrated into services for people with Type 2 diabetes in England to increase prevention and detection of the condition and improve the care that patients receive.
When assessing ill children, it is easy to presume that the problem is an uncomplicated viral infection. Most of the time it is. The odds are severely stacked against a more significant diagnosis to the extent that it is easy to become overly presumptive. This, combined with the fact that a simple and benign illness will share many features with a rare or dangerous illness means that spotting the unusual or harmful diagnosis is very challenging indeed.