< version="2.0"> Salvadore - Opinion- salvadore.info http://salvadore.info http://salvadore.info http://salvadore.info/magazine/graphics/logo.png - salvadore.info http://salvadore.info The Medical Costs Act — what it means for pharma and pharmacy- salvadore.info http://salvadore.info/opinion/comment/the-medical-costs-act-what-it-means-for-pharma-and-pharmacy/20203330.article http://salvadore.info/opinion/comment/the-medical-costs-act-what-it-means-for-pharma-and-pharmacy/20203330.article Legal expert Andrew Sweetman explains the new Health Service Medical Supplies (Costs) Act and its implications for pharmacy. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:19 GMT Generic shortages: what can be done?- salvadore.info http://salvadore.info/opinion/comment/generic-shortages-what-can-be-done/20203690.article http://salvadore.info/opinion/comment/generic-shortages-what-can-be-done/20203690.article The supply of generic medicines is vulnerable to the vicissitudes of market forces, with exchange rates fluctuating and manufacturers restricting distribution. The Department of Health needs to intervene to shield pharmacies from the impact of price spikes and ensure the resilience of the supply chain. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 17:03 GMT Putting the rise of STIs in England into context- salvadore.info http://salvadore.info/opinion/insight/putting-the-rise-of-stis-in-england-into-context/20203373.article http://salvadore.info/opinion/insight/putting-the-rise-of-stis-in-england-into-context/20203373.article Laura Waters explains the rise of STIs in the UK, the possible reasons behind it and possible solutions, and considers the challenges posed by the current economic climate. Mon, 9 Oct 2017 17:09 GMT Awareness campaigns: opening patients’ eyes to what pharmacy can offer- salvadore.info http://salvadore.info/pharmacy-learning-centre/awareness-campaigns-opening-patients-eyes-to-what-pharmacy-can-offer/20203656.article http://salvadore.info/pharmacy-learning-centre/awareness-campaigns-opening-patients-eyes-to-what-pharmacy-can-offer/20203656.article This year’s National Eye Health Week (18–24 September 2017) presented an opportunity for healthcare organisations to highlight the importance of eye health and the need for regular sight tests. Mon, 2 Oct 2017 09:37 GMT Pharmacists are an essential resource for Parkinson’s disease patients- salvadore.info http://salvadore.info/opinion/editorial/pharmacists-are-an-essential-resource-for-parkinsons-disease-patients/20203618.article http://salvadore.info/opinion/editorial/pharmacists-are-an-essential-resource-for-parkinsons-disease-patients/20203618.article Pharmacists are well placed to manage the complex medication regimens of patients with Parkinson’s disease by not only addressing a raft of motor and non-motor symptoms but also managing other co-morbidities, such as diabetes or hypertension. Thu, 28 Sep 2017 14:09 GMT AMR: time is running out, we need action now- salvadore.info http://salvadore.info/opinion/editorial/amr-time-is-running-out-we-need-action-now/20203615.article http://salvadore.info/opinion/editorial/amr-time-is-running-out-we-need-action-now/20203615.article AMR is one of the biggest threats to modern medicine and the global economy, yet millions of people are unaware of its potentially catastrophic implications. Wed, 27 Sep 2017 09:08 GMT Science reproducibility crisis: better measurement is required to tackle global health challenges- salvadore.info http://salvadore.info/opinion/comment/science-reproducibility-crisis-better-measurement-is-required-to-tackle-global-health-challenges/20203547.article http://salvadore.info/opinion/comment/science-reproducibility-crisis-better-measurement-is-required-to-tackle-global-health-challenges/20203547.article Measurement underpins UK trade and regulation, and helps us support innovation and government policy. Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:46 GMT Type 2 diabetes in children and young people: extending our reach to prevent disease in those most at risk- salvadore.info http://salvadore.info/opinion/comment/type-2-diabetes-in-children-and-young-people-extending-our-reach-to-prevent-disease-in-those-most-at-risk/20203553.article http://salvadore.info/opinion/comment/type-2-diabetes-in-children-and-young-people-extending-our-reach-to-prevent-disease-in-those-most-at-risk/20203553.article Prevention of type 2 diabetes in high-risk groups will avoid catastrophic comorbid consequences. It is essential to use our resources more effectively to identify and help children and young people who are most in danger. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:52 GMT Air pollution: why we need to act now for public health- salvadore.info http://salvadore.info/opinion/insight/air-pollution-why-we-need-to-act-now-for-public-health/20203284.article http://salvadore.info/opinion/insight/air-pollution-why-we-need-to-act-now-for-public-health/20203284.article The evidence that air pollution is contributing to the ill health of the population continues to grow. Action must be taken now, writes Lois Holliday. Mon, 11 Sep 2017 12:44 GMT Foot health in community pharmacy- salvadore.info http://salvadore.info/opinion/editorial/foot-health-in-community-pharmacy/20203387.article http://salvadore.info/opinion/editorial/foot-health-in-community-pharmacy/20203387.article Community pharmacists, working collaboratively with other healthcare professionals, can care for patients with foot conditions, providing relief to a health system under strain. Produced in partnership with RB. Thu, 24 Aug 2017 11:25 GMT