£8.60, too much?

Controversial from the start, prescription charges were introduced in 1952, abolished in 1965 and then reintroduced in 1968 with a system of exemptions that persists in modified form today. The charge itself has risen from 20p in 1979 to the current price of £8.60 per...

Are you bored with community pharmacy? Would you like a more clinical role?

If you need a new challenge why not consider enrolling on a in dependent prescriber course? Models of care are changing. Pharmacist have a chance now to be more involved in the clinical management of patients, for their care to be more multi-disciplinary, safer and...

Doctor Google

Researchers at the Harvard Medical School have released some research to show the potential pitfalls of Googling or otherwise seeking advice online relating to medical conditions. The scientists tested 23 online symptom checkers including many brand name sites and...