Date of prep: December 2020
Prescribing information and
adverse events reporting
For healthcare professionals only
There’s so much outrage on the go at the moment but I have to say the amount money drained from the NHS via the oversupply of medication must be staggering and largely unmeasured.
Initiatives focusing on resilience as a solution to workplace stress suggest that the person experiencing the stress wouldn’t suffer so much if they were more resilient.
I’ll level with you. I get really nervous when healthcare professionals, start describing encounters online they have had with patients in practice.
I’m not for more regulation but I am in favour of effective regulation. Registrants deserve a regulator that is working well and engaged with the profession.
As acute clinicians, our intuitive thinking relies on a reasonably consistent approach and in most paediatric encounters, we are used to looking in the throat.
I’ll level with you. I think the widespread use of volunteers to deliver medicines to shielded patients poses significant risks on a number of fronts.
This last fortnight has without a doubt been some of the hardest I’ve ever experienced in pharmacy.
If you work in community pharmacy, you’ll be familiar with the patient returns situation. If not, you need to know what is going on.
Low pay, targets, performance management and no lunch break. Some complain of feeling guilty for taking a toilet break. The miserable conditions many community pharmacists have to put up with have been well documented in pharmacy circles. That said, really very little has changed in community pharmacy in the last 30 years.
As pharmacy professionals, it is our duty of care to ensure that patients receive treatment suited to their needs, in order to provide optimal benefit. An issue that is well known in pharmacy practice is that of over-the-counter pain relief. These consultations can be difficult as it is often hard to determine whether the […]