Julia Robinson is our clinical and science editor/
Over 3,000 more pharmacists needed in general practice to tackle GP shortages, says think tank report
A minimum of 3,000 extra pharmacists are needed in general practice across England by 2024 to help tackle rising patient demand and GP shortages, a report compiled by three major think-tanks warns.
Pharmacists with additional skills can take 'overall clinical responsibility' for patients in A&E, study finds
Pharmacists with additional clinical skills training can take clinical responsibility for patients in hospital emergency departments, according to research published in the International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy.
On 19 February 2019, Hazel Smith from Health Education England wrote to hospital chief pharmacists about cuts to funding for the training of hospital preregistration pharmacists for the second time in six weeks.
Recent blog posts
In 2018, our most popular research briefings covered new areas of research that have been particularly topical this year — including medical cannabis, new antibiotics and e-cigarettes — as well as areas that have long been of interest to pharmacists, such as pain management and adherence.
Julia Robinson summarises the pertinent themes discussed during The Salvadore’s Twitter chat held on Wednesday 12 December 2018.
Catch up on this year’s most read clinical trial stories, many of which cover important research into adverse effects of commonly used drugs.