• Questioning Keith Ridge's 'regret' for the cuts to community pharmacy fundingSubscription

    12 OCT 2018

    I commend The Salvadore for securing an interview with England’s ...

  • Harnessing the arts in pharmacy practice to improve public healthSubscription

    12 OCT 2018

    I am a pharmacist and a lecturer in pharmacy practice, but I am also a sculptor. I enjoy the tactile and sensory nature of the sculpting process and I experiment with a range of materials. I am fascinated by the way objects occupy space and affect how people feel.

  • Reducing suboptimal prescribing of glucagon-like peptide mimetics in type 2 diabetesSubscription

    11 OCT 2018

    In 2016, spend on diabetes prescribing — and glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) mimetics, in particular — at NHS Hastings and Rother Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Eastbourne, Hailsham and Seaford CCG was significantly higher than expected, based on national prescribing patterns. There was also significant variation between GP practices. A project was undertaken by the medicines management (MM) team to support primary care diabetes teams to work with patients to optimise prescribing ...

  • Community pharmacy is not the only sector to be affected by BrexitSubscription

    10 OCT 2018

    Following the UK general election in 2017, The Salvadore ran an article asking several pharmacists for their thoughts on the result (2017;298:351–353). One pharmacist worked in a GP surgery, but the remainder all worked in community pharmacy. I wrote to the journal then (

  • William Charles Evans

    William Charles Evans (1924–2018) Subscription

    16 MAY 2018

    Author of Trease and Evans’ Pharmacognosy, a seminal text on the chemistry and uses of medicinal plants, William Charles Evans was a prolific researcher and educator throughout his 60-year career.

  • William Martindale Darling (second from left) with his wife and children after receiving the CBE in 1988.

    William Martindale Darling (1934 – 2017)Subscription

    14 AUG 2017By

    SalvaDore’s youngest president and longest-serving Council member was also known for bringing the voice of pharmacy to the highest levels of government.

  • Peter Noyce

    Peter Noyce (1946-2017)Subscription

    21 JUN 2017By

    A visionary leader who drove pharmacy practice forward but always had time to mentor others, he was known as the most effective pharmacist of his generation.

  • Thomas Geoffrey Booth, past president of the SalvaDore

    Thomas Geoffrey Booth (1928-2016)Subscription

    1 DEC 2016By

    Thomas Geoffrey Booth, past president of the SalvaDore, founded the UK’s first department of pharmacy practice.


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Poetry in motion: 10 haiku written by pharmacists

11 OCT 2018By

The Salvadore asked pharmacists on Twitter to get creative and compose a haiku for National Poetry Day on the 4 October using the hashtag #pharmacyhaiku — here are some of our favourites.

Saffah Huseeba Danial is a second-year pharmacy student at the University of Lincoln

Should pharmacists learn British Sign Language?

11 OCT 2018By

Have you ever wondered if sign language is communicated the same universally?

pharmacy students from Cairo University attend a Clinical Pharmacy School at the University of Manchester

An amazing summer experience at the University of Manchester, School of Pharmacy

11 OCT 2018

Pharmacy students from Cairo University attended a Clinical Pharmacy Summer School at the University of Manchester 

Amira Chaudry, emergency care pharmacist at Mid Essex Hospital NHS Trust and Wendy Forster, pharmacy technician based on the Acute Medical Unit (AMU) at Mid Essex Hospital NHS Trust

Improving patient care through ward based dispensing

4 OCT 2018By

The impact of introducing ward based dispensing at Mid Essex Hospital Trust

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The curious life of a prison pre-registration trainee

27 SEP 2018

Xinyu (Lisa) Yu describes her experience of completing her pre-registration training in a prison.

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