Homeopathy – should pharmacists be selling homeopathic products?

jaynelawrenceBy Professor Jayne Lawrence FFRPS FRPharmS, Chief Scientist, Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Once again homeopathy is in the news. In fact it hardly ever seems to be out of it. It is certainly a subject that elicits much passion from both those who support it and those who believe it to be quackery. Read more Homeopathy – should pharmacists be selling homeopathic products?

The pharmacy workforce: it’s more than just the numbers

david-banford(1)David Branford, English Pharmacy Board Chair

For most of my career there has been a shortage of pharmacists. Having a career that always provided a job has been a real luxury. It looks like that luxury is about to end. Read more The pharmacy workforce: it’s more than just the numbers

Fake medicines – a real danger

By Neal Patel, Head of Corporate Communications

As part of our commitment to patient safety, we’re proud to be involved in the Real Danger campaign, which aims to raise awareness of the dangers of buying prescription medicine online without a consultation with a heath professional or proper authority. We took part in important research that resulted in some alarming statistics:

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Should you take the blue pill or pink pill? Why gender matters in medicines

By Virginia Watson, NAWP

We have all heard the expression Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus, taking the position that women and men are as different as beings from different planets.

But how different are men and women when it comes to medicine? How much gender matters in medicine?

Read more Should you take the blue pill or pink pill? Why gender matters in medicines