An initiative involving NHS Highland is examining how to minimise the amount of pharmaceuticals entering rivers, lochs and the sea, which could pose threats to marine life.
Pharmacy in Practice Scotland
Graeme Bryson has been announced as the latest member of the Pharmacy in Practice editorial board. Graeme is the Director of Pharmacy for NHS Dumfries and Galloway.
Gavin Birchall is a pharmacist, designer and marketer who has led businesses at senior level and carried out the first research into the brand of pharmacy.
The Scottish Government has published its much-anticipated integrated workforce plan for health and social care – the first of its kind in the UK. Created in partnership with COSLA – the representative body for Scotland’s local authorities – the plan sets out how the Scottish Government intends to meet demand for both health and social care services that is rising to unprecedented levels.
The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC), which advises on newly licensed medicines for use by NHSScotland, has published advice accepting four new medicines.
As part of the Health and Sport Committee enquiry into primary care Director of Operations Matt Barclay from Community Pharmacy Scotland and Chair of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society Scottish Pharmacy Board Jonathan Burton gave evidence.
Decreasing the gaps in pharmaceutical science, practice and education between different regions of the world is among the aims of a new International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) strategy announced today by FIP president Dominique Jordan in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Where did you study? I studied pharmacy at Queens University Belfast. I completed my pre-registration year in community pharmacy in a small chain, in the same town I went to school. Once I had finished I did a few locums for the same company and was offered a relief position. Why did […]
Jonathan Burton has worked in community pharmacy all his professional life. He founded and remains co-owner of The Right Medicine Pharmacy in Scotland. He has championed community pharmacy over the years and has applied his independent pharmacist prescribing qualification specifically in community pharmacy.
Glasgow City Health & Social Care Partnership (GCHSCP) has trained staff and charity volunteers to teach others how to talk about the subject with anyone they are worried about.