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.
The PDA Union and Boots have jointly announced further pay increases for pharmacists at the company.
If we, as pharmacists, don’t fully understand our identity – which I think we don’t – then we should not be surprised when the general public doesn’t either.
Graeme Bryson has been announced as the latest member of the Pharmacy in Practice editorial board. Graeme is the Director of Pharmacy for NHS Dumfries and Galloway.
Emma Fielding shares what the secret is to achieving a first class honours degree, what it is like to be a pharmacy technician and why she chose to return to university to study pharmacy.
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.
The Scottish Government has published its much-anticipated integrated workforce plan for health and social care – the first of its kind in the UK. Created in partnership with COSLA – the representative body for Scotland’s local authorities – the plan sets out how the Scottish Government intends to meet demand for both health and social care services that is rising to unprecedented levels.
We’ve all had that moment. The moment when you’re two hours early up for work and you’ve got your head bent over the toilet throwing up and you’re convinced you shouldn’t be going into work.
A study has revealed what changes that general practitioners, general practice nurses, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians anticipate in the way in which they will undertake CPD over the next 12 months.
I have interacted with Professor Watson online over recent years so it was a pleasure to sit down with her recently. We chatted for three hours. I was intrigued and the time flew by. Margaret (Mags) has a wealth of experience and has spent the vast majority of her career working as a pharmacist in academia.