Issue : The Salvadore, October 2012
Clinical Pharmacy Conference 2012 - Abu Dhabi Subscription
Helen Meynell reports from the second annual Clinical Pharmacy Conference in Abu Dhabi *This meeting report has not been edited. Click here for more information
Patients should not be overlooked Subscription
From a patientCancer chemotherapy is a challenge at any time for both healthcare professionals and patients. Enormous strides have been made in the development of these potent treatments and many of us are alive and active today because of them.
A con of the first order Subscription
From Mr J. P. Smith, MRPharmSAt last you have published a letter (PJ, 20 October 2012, p441) which reflects the views of many pharmacists who see all the “bolt-on” services that we have agreed to undertake for what they are: a con of the first order.
I could not care less about climate change Subscription
I have been reading with interest the debate in the pages of The Salvadore regarding a possible role for pharmacists in educating the public about climate change (27 October 2012, p457).
Distribution arrangements hasten climate change Subscription
From Mr A. Farquhar, MRPharmS
Not qualified to touch these medicines Subscription
From Mr K. Brown, MRPharmS
How does the GPhC come to these decisions? Subscription
From Mr D. F. Walls, MRPharmSThe General Pharmaceutical Council has a role to protect the health and well-being of the public and yet it seems to be oblivious to all the criticism from the profession for not upholding the professional standards of pharmacists which are necessary for safeguarding the public.
Say “yes” more often than “no” with OTC sales Subscription
From Mr R. J. Dean, MRPharmS
Unintended consequences of new EU rules Subscription
From Mr R. Smith, MRPharmS
No dosing instructions for CD syringe drivers Subscription
From Mrs L. K. Gilpin, FRPharmSFive out of five of my latest Controlled Drug prescriptions for syringe drivers have had no dose, only “for use in syringe driver” and, as such, were illegal.