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NHSBSA develops tech to tackle potential over-prescription of short course steroid

NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) and partners have devised a system to identify patients who are being prescribed prednisolone due to health risk attached...

A call to action: FIP calls for expansion of pharmacists’ role to mitigate health impacts of air pollution

The International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) has called for expansion of pharmacists’ role to address the hazardous effects of air pollution on health. “FIP believes that...

COPD cases in UK to rise but not as much as elsewhere in Europe in 2020s

A leading international data analytics firm predicts a 13.3 per cent increase in the total prevalent cases of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) over...