Measles: Welsh pharmacists are on the case

elenJonesby Elen Jones, Community Pharmacist

Wales is at the centre of the largest outbreak of measles in the UK for over a decade. Centred in the Swansea area, the outbreak has hit well over 1000 people since November 2012, with over 85 patients hospitalised. Read more Measles: Welsh pharmacists are on the case

Co-operation, not competition is key to patient safety

By Paul Myres, Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners in Wales

They may be different professions working in different places on the high street but there is one thing that unites GPs and pharmacists: a belief that patients in Wales are put at risk by failures in communication and understanding between health professionals – failures arising from outmoded systems and silo thinking. Read more Co-operation, not competition is key to patient safety