Saturday, December 15, 2018

Ask Your Pharmacist Week reveals increase in awareness of pharmacy services

Significantly increasing numbers of people are aware of the numerous services on offer at community pharmacies a survey carried out by the National Pharmacy...

Darracott appointed to Nottingham University pharmacy school

Rob Darracott, the chief executive of Pharmacy Voice, has been appointed honorary professor at Nottingham University's School of Pharmacy. The three-year position will see Darracott...

Partnership launched to boost medicines access in Greater Manchester

An initiative known as the Greater Manchester and Pharmaceutical Industry Partnership Group has been launched to improve patients' access to medicines and use of...

Develop drugs to cure illness in months rather than years

Professor Jayne Lawrence, the chief scientist at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, has warned that the pharmaceutical industry must be supported to produce treatments which...

Accord reveals 713% growth in product portfolio

The generics company Accord Healthcare has revealed its product portfolio has grown by 713% since it launched its first product in Europe in 2008,...

Leading cancer charity survey reveals 40% of people are too scared to check out...

Cancer claims thousands of lives each year in the UK because victims were too scared to tell their doctor about their early symptoms of...

Asthma inhalers may be linked to prostate cancer says Australian study

An Australian study has suggested that asthma sufferers who regularly use an inhaler to ease their symptoms could be at greater risk of prostate...

Alliance Healthcare launch award to uncover pharmacy talent

Alliance Healthcare has launched an awards event to recognise talented pharmacy students, pre-registration trainees and newly qualified pharmacists.   Entrants to the 2015 Future of Pharmacy...

GPhC to survey pre-reg trainees on challenges during pharmacy training

The General Pharmaceutical Council has commissioned a survey for pre-registration trainees which is designed to give the regulator a better understanding of the challenges...