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The NMS and hypertension: the way forward for pharmacy?

A study into the management of hypertension through the new medicine service offers some pointers as to the direction of travel for pharmacist-led care

Scenario: Cannabidiol

Technician Kellie is telling pharmacist Parveen about when her grandmother asked her to get some cannabis... 

CPPE: Putting in firm foundations

CPPE’s foundation pharmacist training pathway is now open for bookings for commencement in November 2018

Depression in adults

This CPD module provides an overview of depression in adults.

Period poverty

This pharmacy scenario is about period poverty.

After an organ transplant

Special attention needs to be paid to those patients who have had organ transplants because medication and dosage regimens can be complicated

Bladder weakness: Is relief in sight?

New research is overturning some widely held beliefs about the bladder. Could relief finally be in sight for sufferers of urinary incontinence?

Clinical briefing: Pharmacy flu jabs save NHS millions

Delivering flu vaccines through pharmacy is cheaper than from GPs and saves the NHS millions of pounds, our clinical editor writes

Scenario: Mycoplasma genitalium

Trainee pharmacy technician Kellie has come to pharmacist Parveen with a query about a STI she has been reading about...

CPPE: New declaration of competence

Those providing the NHS vaccination service along with a locally commissioned influenza scheme can now complete a single DoC to cover all vaccination services

UKCPA: GPs must optimise UTI antibiotic use

Doctors are being urged to optimise their use of antibiotics for treating UTIs, says Rakhee Patel, lead antimicrobial pharmacist at Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust

Talking therapies

This pharmacy scenario is about talking therapies.

Cannabis moves to the medical mainstream

It seems that well over 2,000 years after a Gushi shaman was buried with his stash, cannabis and cannabinoids are set to move into the medical mainstream.

Clinical briefing: Sexually transmitted superbug

Action is needed on Mycoplasma genitalium, which causes distressing symptoms in men, threatens fertility in women and could be on the verge of becoming an antibioticresistant superbug

Surface tension: Latest developments in skin care

Common dermatological diseases are an area where community pharmacists and their teams can help to guide and support patients to good effect

Lower back pain

This module provides an overview of lower back pain and sciatica, and discusses the management options for each

Myocardial infarction

This pharmacy scenario is about myocardial infarction.

Respiratory pathogens and asthma in children

A Canadian study found that of 958 children who experienced asthma treatment failure, 61.7 per cent tested positive for at least one respiratory pathogen

Withdrawal symptoms as well as addiction common with ADs

‘Withdrawal’ symptoms and ‘addiction’ are commonly reported by people taking antidepressants, according to an online survey study of 1,829 patients in New Zealand

Penicillin allergy linked to infections

New research suggests that penicillin allergy increases the risk of infections with methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Clostridium difficile
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