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  • Sion Scott (centre), research student and associate tutor at the University of East Anglia, received the award for a year-long project to develop a model for deprescribing in hospital. He is flanked by Dr Martyn Patel, consultant geriatrician and service

    Pharmacy Research UK awards more than £80k in funding Subscription

    30 NOV 2017 15:23

    Six pharmacy researchers will share more than £80,000 of funding awarded by Pharmacy Research UK

  • Sarah Cavanagh, acting director of East Anglia Regional Medicines Information Service for Ipswich Hospital

    Providing medicines information to the masses Subscription

    20 NOV 2017 12:00 By Sarah Cavanagh

    Sarah Cavanagh, acting director of East Anglia Regional Medicines Information Service for Ipswich Hospital, looks back on her career and her work with a Tropical Health and Education Trust programme supporting training of health workers and capacity building in Mozambique

  • Bacterial culture in petri dish study in laboratory

    Global standard needed for antibiotic stewardship to halt resistance, say experts

    2 AUG 2017 15:26

    Experts writing in Clinical Microbiology and Infection say there is a need for a global standard in terms of funding and core stewardship activities to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria

  • Houses of Parliament

    Government delays over Brexit having ‘corrosive effect’ on science R&D, say Lords

    21 DEC 2016 13:55

    Government delays in addressing the impact of Brexit on the UK’s science community is having a “corrosive effect” on research and development that could damage the economy in the long run, according to the findings of an inquiry by peers in the House of Lords.

  • Philip Hammond holding the autumn statement outside Downing Street

    No new money for health in autumn statement

    24 NOV 2016 12:00

    There was no new money for the NHS or social care announced in the autumn statement on 23 November 2016, despite warnings from the NHS and local government that services are at breaking point and evidence that a crisis in social services is heightening pressure on an already overburdened NHS.

  • Hospital accident and emergency departments

    Pharmacy integration fund will total £42m over next two years

    21 OCT 2016 15:05
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    NHS England has announced that the pharmacy integration fund (PhIF), originally proposed in December 2015 as part of the government’s plans for community pharmacy, will total £42m over the next two years. This is substantially lower than the initial figure put forward earlier in 2016, which suggested the fund would amount to £300m by 2020–2021.

  • Antimicrobial resistance testing in petri dish

    UK government puts up £4m to cover capital costs of antimicrobial resistance research

    28 SEP 2016 15:33

    Funding of £4m is being made available by the UK government to support projects that tackle the global challenges of antimicrobial resistance. 

  • Jo Johnson, Conservative MP and minister for universities and science

    Minister attempts to reassure science sector about life post-Brexit

    4 JUL 2016 15:45 By Ingrid Torjesen

    The UK needs to improve at building business and innovating on the back of its own scientific discoveries, says Jo Johnson, Conservative Party MP and minister for universities and science.

  • Two months on from the announcement that the community pharmacy contractual framework will be cut by 6% in 2016, Sandra Gidley, chair of the RPS English Pharmacy Board, talks about the proposed changes and what the RPS is doing

    Making the case for community pharmacy Subscription

    9 FEB 2016 15:22 By Julia Robinson
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    Two months on from the announcement that the community pharmacy contractual framework will be cut by 6% in 2016, Sandra Gidley, chair of the RPS English Pharmacy Board, talks to Julia Robinson about her thoughts on the proposed changes and what the RPS is doing to support its members through them.

  • Research funding for pharmacists Subscription

    5 JAN 2016 14:33

    Pharmacy Research UK is now accepting applications from pharmacists wishing to develop skills and experience in research relating to their practice. 

  • Planned government budget cuts put pharmacy’s role in providing public health services under threat

    How cuts to public health funding could affect pharmacy Subscription

    25 NOV 2015 16:43 By Stephen Robinson

    Planned government budget cuts put pharmacy’s role in providing public health services under threat.

  • Helping disadvantaged young people become healthcare professionals Subscription

    12 NOV 2015 11:32 By Sheena Jagjiwan

    Pharmacists in Africa play a key role in managing the supply and distribution of drugs for major conditions such as HIV and AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis. Well-trained pharmacists improve the access to healthcare in rural communities by being able to advise and diagnose patients with minor illnesses.

  • Travelling fellowships for British citizens Subscription

    11 JUN 2015 16:31

    British citizens can now apply for a travelling fellowship from the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust (WCMT). The fellowships in the “medicines, health and patient care” category are open to nurses, care staff, therapists and others who wish to travel overseas to look at best practice and innovative programmes. There are 150 fellowships available up to a total value of £1.34m. Interested parties can apply via the ...

  • NPA research bursary Subscription

    27 MAY 2015 13:44

    Applications for the National Pharmacy Association’s (NPA) Health Education Foundation Bursary are now open to registered pharmacists. The £10,000 bursary aims to support registered pharmacists who have an interest in developing their skills to undertake research relating to community pharmacy practice. An application pack can be downloaded from ...

  • Economist league table places NHS near bottom for resources; near top for access Subscription

    7 MAY 2015 14:59

    The NHS has a “basic resourcing problem” that must be addressed by the next UK government, warns a report from the Economist Intelligence Unit.

  • Sean Dixon, head of Business Services Group at The Royal Bank of Scotland, describes how to secure funding from a bank to set up a pharmacy business

    Advice on securing a bank loan to buy a pharmacy Subscription

    6 MAY 2015 15:19 By Sean Dixon

    Most would-be pharmacy owners have to secure funding from a bank to set up a business. Sean Dixon, head of Business Services Group at the Royal Bank of Scotland, describes what you can expect from your advisers — and what they expect from you.

  • Innovation fund to support antibiotic development on the cards Subscription

    12 MAR 2015

    A global innovation fund worth up to US$2bn could be set up to encourage pharmaceutical companies to search for and develop new classes of antibiotics.

  • Jim O’Neill (pictured), chair of the UK’s independent Review of Antimicrobial Resistance, said that an innovation fund worth up to US$2bn could be set up to encourage the pharmaceutical industry to develop new classes of antibiotics

    US$2bn global innovation fund proposed to tackle antimicrobial resistance Subscription

    4 MAR 2015 9:27 By Ingrid Torjesen

    A worldwide innovation fund worth up to US$2bn could be set up to encourage the pharmaceutical industry to search for and develop new classes of antibiotics.

  • UK government provides £13.7m for ‘stratified medicine’ collaborations Subscription

    2 FEB 2015 17:23

    The UK government has announced £13.7m of funding for four ‘stratified medicine’ collaborations with the Medical Research Council (MRC).

  • Clinical pharmacy research grant Subscription

    19 JAN 2015 9:58

    The UK Clinical Pharmacy Association (UKCPA) and Pharmacy Research UK are together offering research grants of between £5,000–£50,000 to support pharmacy practitioners to take forward their research within clinical pharmacy. The focus of the grant would be to support pharmacists in their early research career (i.e. looking to secure their first project grant as a Principal Investigator). Further information is available from the

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