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Drug use in the elderly

How can we tackle inappropriate prescribing and poor adherence in elderly patients?

Pharmacy’s role in vascular disease

Community pharmacists could do significantly more to improve vascular health says Professor David Taylor

Short supply: Flu vaccine concerns

The phased supply of the new adjuvanted flu vaccine for people over 65 years is causing problems with the pharmacy flu service

Pharmacy and the public’s health

In the first of a series, Professor David Taylor from UCL School of Pharmacy asks what is meant by 'public health' and where pharmacy fits into this definition

HIV and women: Losing the cloak of invisibility

A new report investigates why women are overlooked when it comes to HIV and says the issue needs addressing urgently

Sexual health services at a tipping point

Public health funding in England is being cut year-on-year and this is having a direct impact on sexual health services commissioned by local authorities at a time when demand is rising

NHS at 70: The debt of gratitude

Pharmaceutical advances since the formation of the NHS in 1948 have saved countless lives, Mark Greener writes

Briefing: the sugar tax

So the sugar tax has been introduced – will it be able to counter the numerous health issues caused by the UK’s sweet tooth?

Health inequalities: UK failing moral test

The NHS was set up to meet the health needs of everyone... so why are people still falling through the cracks?

Sexual health: Testing times

Teenage pregnancy rates have almost halved in eight years but this could be reversed by cuts to contraceptive services

Overcoming the odds: boosting pharmacists' public health role

Pharmacy teams want to play a much bigger role in public health but some barriers keep getting in the way, says a new report

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Ireland makes 'watch list' of medicines threatened by Brexit

The ‘watch list’ of medicines that could be affected by Brexit includes essential drugs such as radiotherapy...

NHS should be clear with pharmacists, says RPS chair

NHS policy makers should be clear with community pharmacists on their plans for the sector, Sandra Gidley told PM

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Light on detail, wide in scope – Long Term Plan a threat or an …

By Richard Thomas, editor, Pharmacy Magazine There is much in the NHS Long Term Plan that is encouraging. Plenty of men...

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NI pharmacy “light years behind”, facing “indiscriminate”…

The funding crisis facing the community pharmacy sector in Northern Ireland will cause widespread closures, CPNI has sai...

MHRA updates ‘no deal’ Brexit guidance

Prescriptions from EU countries will continue to be recognised in the UK after Brexit, says the MHRA in updated guidance...

Hancock tech advisor talks NHS App

Initially slated for December, it now appears likely that the App will not become fully operational until early 2019



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