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SMA Nutrition Learning Programme

Take these seven NPA-accredited SMA modules to update your knowledge on everything from the nutritional management of preterm infants to building a nutritional foundation.

The enigmatic aura

Could you tell the difference between a migraine aura and a transient ischaemic attack or stroke?

Cannabis delays driving opioid use, MP claims

In a backbench debate in the House of Commons on Monday May 20, MPs shared stories of the effect prescribing restrictions were having on their constituents

Cannabidiol ‘almost halves’ epilepsy seizures

The study reported that 10 and 20mg/kg cannabidiol reduced the frequency of convulsive seizures by 49 and 46 per cent respectively compared with baseline

Three NHS prescriptions for CBD, says Kennedy

Three prescriptions for cannabis products were dispensed in primary care in January and February of this year, pharmacy minister Seema Kennedy said

Pharmacy minister grilled on epilepsy drug shortages

The DHSC will reiterate its “great concern” to the suppliers of an epilepsy drug that has been affected by shortages, Seema Kennedy told the Commons

The management of Parkinson’s disease

After reading this module you should recognise the signs and symptoms of Parkinson's disease, and understand the treatment pathways

MS drug improves survival

Beta-interferons produce “a significant survival advantage among people with relapsing-onset multiple sclerosis” (RRMS), according to a new study

Status epilepticus: why rapid, aggressive treatment is essential

In contrast to typical epilepsy seizures, untreated SE can last an hour or more, increasing the risk of serious complications

No link between AEDs and dementia

The researchers did not identify a statistically significant association between AEDs and dementia

Elderly care: Bridging the gap

There is a clear opportunity for community pharmacists and their teams to lead best practice

Clinical briefing: A game changer for MS sufferers?

A new report raises the prospect that multiple sclerosis might soon be ‘preventable or functionally curable’

AEDs increase stroke risk in AD

Compared with controls, Alzheimer's patients on AEDs were 37 per cent more likely to experience a stroke

“Bank at my back”: pharmacists’ category M concerns

Contractors in England have expressed dismay at the news their margins will be squeezed between November and March by a £50m category M clawback (£10m per month) and a 3p drop in the single activity fee

Community pharmacy clinical audit published

NHS England has published the paperwork for the 2018-19 national community pharmacy clinical audit, which all contractors must complete by the end of the year

NHS England sets out vision for technology in healthcare

The policy paper from NHS Digital says the state of online services, basic IT and clinical tools in health and care is far behind where it needs to be

Pharmacists and patients have been let down by flu jab shambles

By Richard Thomas, editor, Pharmacy Magazine Those curmudgeons who harp on about pharmacists’ supposed inability to adapt or deliver at scale should be pointed to the national flu vaccination service. In just three seasons, community pharmacies have become the preferred choice for many wanting a jab, both private and NHS. Last year pharmacists carried out 1.3 million vaccinations, no appointment necessary, with patients raving about the convenience and accessibility on offer. Researchers proved it was cost-effective, the fee was increased, the service specification widened – what could possibly go wrong?

Urgent controls on supply of 150mcg AAIs

Pharmacies have been asked to implement controls on the supply of 150microgram adrenaline auto-injectors (AAIs) with immediate effect due to stock level issues reaching a “critical” stage

Preparing for revalidation

This module provides an overview of the steps required to complete your revalidation entries for the current year

Watching brief: Parasitic infections

The latest product news, campaigns and information in the parasitic infections category

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