Dawn Connelly is an award-winnin features editor at the Salvadore. She has worked in both hospital and community pharmacy and has over 10 years of experience in pharmacy journalism. In 2015, Dawn took the Data Journalism prize for an impressive info-graphic charting The Ebola virus outbreak.
Two years on from Lord Carter’s 2016 review of hospital efficiency, The Salvadore looks at the progress pharmacy departments in England are making towards meeting his challenging targets.
Pharmacy 2018: The twists and turnsSubscription
The main events in pharmacy throughout 2018 and a preview of the year ahead.
Up to an hour per 25-bed ward, per day, of pharmacists’ time could be saved by using a hospital clinical pharmacy patient prioritisation tool, the results of a small pilot study show.
Statins: the highs and the lowsSubscription
Pregnancy problems: a guide for pharmacySubscription
Pharmacy: underpaid and stressed?Subscription
The 2017 pharmacy salary and satisfaction surveySubscription
Hepatitis C: tackling the silent killerSubscription
Breakdown of the OTC medicines market in BritainSubscription
Recent blog posts
Features can be timeless articles on an aspect of drug development, pharmacy practice or medicines optimisation, or topical pieces that delve further into news stories to give context and analysis. It has been an interesting year in pharmacy, from the rescheduling of cannabis to the patent expiry of the NHS’s most costly drug, and the magazine’s features section reflects this, and much more.
With the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) due to come into force in February 2019 (with the caveat of a Brexit deal, of course), it’s no surprise that our infographic explaining how FMD will work was the most read of those published in 2018. Other topics that made it to the top five include medical cannabis and our salary and satisfaction survey.
A summary of the top five infographics published in The Salvadore in 2017, as well as an infographic on aspirin published in 2014, which continues to draw readers.