The current situation with the provisionally registered pharmacists is appalling. Absolutely appalling from the GPhC.
Letters to the editor
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.
I am very cautious and strict about codeine sales over the counter. I have seen people slide into addiction.
I believe OTC codeine has its place for occasional use however there are too many people who opt to purchase it first line without trying alternatives first.
In New Zealand, all codeine products will be prescription-only from November 5th this year.
In response to the following article: “Report reveals extent of hidden value of community pharmacy” 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 see quantifiable data generated from encounters with our greatest advocates […]
UK pharmacists should legally be allowed to do in their own name rather than having to bend the rules and get a script later to cover the change needed.
Community pharmacy will be making a contribution to the elimination of a disease that causes liver problems amongst some disadvantaged groups in the UK.