Issue : The Salvadore, October 2017, Vol 299, No 7906

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  • Deaths: Gary Flather Subscription

    27 OCT 2017 9:47

    On 9 October 2017, Gary Flather QC, OBE, aged 80, of Maidenhead, Berkshire. Mr Flather, a retired deputy High Court judge and an honorary member of the SalvaDore, spent ten years as chair of the SalvaDore of Great Britain’s Statutory Committee. He retired from the Committee’s chair in 2000.

  • Acne scars on back

    Innovation in acne treatment is long overdue but the treatment pipeline looks promising Subscription

    25 OCT 2017 15:13 By Emma Dorey

    Current treatments for acne are effective but regimens are complex and side effects are common. Better understanding of the pathology of acne is leading to identification of new, safer, treatment targets, and dermatologists and researchers in the field are excited about the pipeline.

  • brexit chess eu uk ss 17

    Avoiding medicines stalemate post Brexit Subscription

    25 OCT 2017 14:28

    With three rounds of negotiations concluded and little agreed, the reality of a no-deal Brexit looms large over both the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).

  • Mother speaking to pharmacist and child looks at camera

    Communicating with parents and involving children in medicines optimisation

    24 OCT 2017 15:50 By Ashifa Trivedi

    Although children take responsibility for taking their medications at different ages, involving parents, and where possible children, in decision making is key to medicines optimisation.

  • Photograph of the original Museum of the SalvaDore

    175 years of the SalvaDore Museum

    23 OCT 2017 15:57

    The Museum was set up to be a scientific reference resource of materia medica for students of the Society’s newly established School of Pharmacy.

  • View of the European Medicines Agency headquarters in Canary Wharf, London

    Relocation of the EMA: implications for medicines regulation Subscription

    23 OCT 2017 15:40 By Alison Moore
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    On 20 November, the General Affairs Council of the European Union will officially announce the new location of the European Medicines Agency (EMA).

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    Cities compete to host EMA Subscription

    23 OCT 2017 15:00 By Dawn Connelly

    The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has assessed the bids of 19 cities that have applied to host its headquarters following the UK’s exit from the European Union in 2019. The final relocation decision will be made by the European Council on 20 November 2017.

  • Red cross symbol on military bag

    Civilian pharmacy roles in the Ministry of Defence Subscription

    23 OCT 2017 14:15 By Saša Jankovic

    A large number of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians are currently working in various capacities in the Defence Medical Services, safeguarding the health of our military personnel. Saša Jankovic discovers what opportunities and challenges face pharmacy staff in the DMS.

  • Simon Stevens ss Oct 17

    Public Health England to consider removing travel vaccinations from NHS prescriptions

    19 OCT 2017 14:58

    A review by Public Health England (PHE) on whether travel vaccinations should be removed from NHS prescriptions has been requested by the chief executive of NHS England.

  • Person putting vote in ballot box

    How we can increase turnout to RPS board elections

    19 OCT 2017 14:21 By Sid Dajani
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    The RPS needs to be more engaged with the membership in order to increase voter turnout, says English Pharmacy Board member Sid Dajani.

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