< version="2.0"> Salvadore - Perspective articles- salvadore.info http://salvadore.info http://salvadore.info http://salvadore.info/magazine/graphics/logo.png - salvadore.info http://salvadore.info Demonstrating the patient benefit and value for the NHS of community pharmacy: insight from the Community Pharmacy Future model- salvadore.info http://salvadore.info/research/demonstrating-the-patient-benefit-and-value-for-the-nhs-of-community-pharmacy-insight-from-the-community-pharmacy-future-model/20202334.article http://salvadore.info/research/demonstrating-the-patient-benefit-and-value-for-the-nhs-of-community-pharmacy-insight-from-the-community-pharmacy-future-model/20202334.article In the face of funding and efficiency cuts to community pharmacy, the role of the sector is coming under increasing pressure. The importance of outcomes evidence (particularly health economic evidence) is being brought sharply into focus. The profession must come together to produce the evidence needed to justify the services provided by community pharmacy and to support its future development. This article uses the Community Pharmacy Future (CPF) project, and the services developed ... Tue, 4 Apr 2017 17:02 GMT A new way to look at acute cough in the pharmacy- salvadore.info http://salvadore.info/research/a-new-way-to-look-at-acute-cough-in-the-pharmacy/20202484.article http://salvadore.info/research/a-new-way-to-look-at-acute-cough-in-the-pharmacy/20202484.article Cough is the most common symptom for which people seek medical advice, and patients with cough frequently present to community pharmacy. Cough can be either acute or chronic. Acute cough, defined as being of less than three weeks’ duration, is often caused by viral respiratory tract infection and is probably one of the most common reasons for accessing healthcare in the community. For these infections, no antiviral treatment exists and antibiotics have been shown to be ineffective in ... Fri, 31 Mar 2017 17:27 GMT The impact of the human papillomavirus vaccine in Scotland: a changing landscape- salvadore.info http://salvadore.info/research/perspective-article/the-impact-of-the-human-papillomavirus-vaccine-in-scotland-a-changing-landscape/20202278.article http://salvadore.info/research/perspective-article/the-impact-of-the-human-papillomavirus-vaccine-in-scotland-a-changing-landscape/20202278.article In the UK, cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women aged under 35 years. Human papillomavirus (HPV) types 16 and 18 (both high risk) are necessary precipitants in at least 70% of cervical cancers but may contribute to more than 80% of cervical cancers in Scotland. Both the prophylactic bivalent (Cervarix; GlaxoSmithKline) and quadrivalent (Gardasil; Merck) vaccines prevent infection with HPV types 16 and 18, and have been shown to induce avid and sustained neutralising ... Wed, 8 Mar 2017 12:17 GMT Examining the emerging roles for pharmacists as part of the urgent, acute and emergency care workforce- salvadore.info http://salvadore.info/research/perspective-article/examining-the-emerging-roles-for-pharmacists-as-part-of-the-urgent-acute-and-emergency-care-workforce/20202238.article http://salvadore.info/research/perspective-article/examining-the-emerging-roles-for-pharmacists-as-part-of-the-urgent-acute-and-emergency-care-workforce/20202238.article In the future urgent, acute and emergency medicine clinical workforce, new models of care and care delivery need to be developed, in order to maintain and enhance standards of safe and accessible patient care. A departure from traditional (doctor-led) approaches to workforce planning, and an understanding of scope and governance surrounding emerging clinical roles is necessary to develop a sustainable, multi-skilled workforce across primary, community and secondary care. Today’s ... Tue, 7 Feb 2017 14:01 GMT Pre-exposure prophylaxis should be a key component of a comprehensive HIV prevention package fully funded on the NHS- salvadore.info http://salvadore.info/research/perspective-article/pre-exposure-prophylaxis-should-be-a-key-component-of-a-comprehensive-hiv-prevention-package-fully-funded-on-the-nhs/20201939.article http://salvadore.info/research/perspective-article/pre-exposure-prophylaxis-should-be-a-key-component-of-a-comprehensive-hiv-prevention-package-fully-funded-on-the-nhs/20201939.article Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is the medication taken by HIV-negative individuals to reduce their risk of contracting HIV infection. The large evidence base for the use of PrEP has been reviewed and recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO), a specialised agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), England’s health ... Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:18 GMT