Reforms to protect whistleblowers raising concerns about patient safety in NHS Scotland, that were delayed because of covid-19, are set to come into force.
The interim CPhO has written to stakeholders in Scotland to outline the intention to continue funding for Community Pharmacist Champions in 2020-21.
This is such a sad and avoidable case. Despite my best efforts, I’m not sure I know how many of my patients are illiterate.
I think over the counter abuse of opiates is significant. In my experience, so many sales are for combined opiate preparations like co-codamol.
Mrs Pauline Russell died following collapsing in a hypoglycemic coma. She had been injecting a higher incorrect dose of insulin since her discharge.
The NPA is calling on PHE to iron out discrepancies in its guidance on Covid-19 antibody testing, which currently bars pharmacists from conducting the tests.
“Medical tattoos” placed into the skin with microneedles could provide a new way of monitoring health parameters in real-time.
Talk of creating a national care service is a “distraction” from the larger problem of an inevitable rise in numbers of older people needing social care.
Crucial treatments missed in stroke aftercare could lead to fatal blood clots, says a new report from the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB).
Work by pharmaceutical scientists in Japan has found that the thiazolidinedione troglitazone inhibits internalisation of hepatitis B virus (HBV).