Stephanie Jones, MPharm, MRPharmS, studied pharmacy at Liverpool John Moores University graduating in 2011. She completed her pre-registration year in St George’s Hospital, South West London. Since qualifying she has worked in hospital, community and prison pharmacy. In 2013 she worked within the Pharmacovigilance team at the Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency. Stephanie joined the Pharmaceutical Press in January 2014 as a Clinical Writer for the Editorial Team.
Triptan interactions Subscription
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