I have now removed Nurofen Plus and co-codamol from public view. I want to do what I can to reduce the problem of over the counter codeine abuse.
Letters to the editor
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.
In response to the following article: Professor Harry McQuillan on the ‘ART’ of community pharmacy and referring to the results of the recent CPS research. Dear PIP editor, It is most insightful to read the results of the Community Pharmacy Scotland’s ‘Art of Pharmacy’ practice research. It is good to […]
A national service allowing vaccinations through pharmacy will likely prove to be a real missed opportunity.
I wanted to write to you to tell you about the situation I face this year as I try to join the GPhC register as a pharmacist.
The current situation with the provisionally registered pharmacists is appalling. Absolutely appalling from the GPhC.
Unlike the rest of the pre-registration pharmacists, he was unable to be provisionally registered due to failing a part of the exam by a couple of marks.
I think the handling has been poor and not all students have been taken into consideration. They have been treated differently and unfairly.
I would like to provide some counter-arguments or clarify a few things provisionally registered pharmacists (provregs) are asking for.