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Issue : The Pharmaceutical Journal, Vol 298, No 7898

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  • How RPS members can run for election to the English Pharmacy Board in 2017 Subscription

    24 FEB 2017 9:24

    The scheme for the 2017 election provides for five places on the English Pharmacy Board for members or Fellows who work or live wholly or mainly in England, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man. The eligibility criteria are set out below.

  • How RPS members can run for election to the Scottish Pharmacy Board in 2017 Subscription

    24 FEB 2017 9:24

    The scheme for the 2017 election provides for four places on the Scottish Pharmacy Board for members or Fellows who work or live wholly or mainly in Scotland. The eligibility criteria are set out below.

  • How RPS members can run for election to the Welsh Pharmacy Board in 2017 Subscription

    24 FEB 2017 9:20

    The scheme for the 2017 election provides for four places on the Welsh Pharmacy Board for members or Fellows who work or live wholly or mainly in Wales.

  • Your RPS needs you Subscription

    24 FEB 2017 9:14

    Show your passion and dedication to pharmacy by putting yourself forward for this year’s RPS national pharmacy board elections.

  • Micrograph of human skin

    Atopic dermatitis: dupilumab and crisaborole could herald a new era in treatment Subscription

    23 FEB 2017 15:42 By Kirsty Oswald

    Atopic dermatitis can have a devastating effect on quality of life, but there have been no major changes to the way it has been treated for over 15 years. Now, two new therapies — dupilumab, a biologic for severe disease, and crisaborole, a topical small molecule drug for milder disease — could herald a new era in the treatment of this distressing condition.

  • Infographic showing how dupilumab works

    Atopic dermatitis: emerging and current treatments Subscription

    23 FEB 2017 15:39 By Dawn Connelly

    Atopic dermatitis affects up to 30% of children and 10% of adults, and is common in both developed and developing countries. Two new medicines on the brink of entering the market — dupilumab, a biologic for severe disease, and crisaborole, a topical small molecule drug for milder disease — could herald a new era in the management of this condition, which has seen no major changes to the way it has been treated for over 15 years.

  • Helen Gordon is departing as chief executive of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society

    Q&A: Farewell to RPS chief executive, Helen Gordon Subscription

    23 FEB 2017 14:14 By Julia Robinson

    After seven years in the pharmacy world, Helen Gordon is departing as chief executive of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society to enter pastures new at the Royal Society of Medicine. Here, she talks to Julia Robinson about her proudest moments and what advice she would give to her successor. 

  • Mountainous landscape against sunset

    Recommendations made in Murray’s review for community pharmacy will not be simple to implement Subscription

    22 FEB 2017 16:43

    Practical challenges, including building closer relationships with GPs, will need to be overcome if the recommendations in the Murray review on community pharmacy are to be implemented successfully.

  • Pharmacist and patient in a pharmacy consultation room

    The Murray review: moving in the right direction Subscription

    22 FEB 2017 14:43 By Ingrid Torjesen

    On 20 December 2016, six days after the long-awaited report by the King’s Fund’s Richard Murray on the provision of clinical services in community pharmacy was published, health minister David Mowat described the review as “an essential road map that sets out how we are going to move the community pharmacy network away from a remuneration model”.

  • Amniocentesis

    Preconception care: genetic and pre-existing conditions Subscription

    21 FEB 2017 17:09 By Mrugaya Dhavliker, Prashant Purohit

    Pharmacists and healthcare professionals can provide appropriate and comprehensive preconception care by identifying couples who are at risk of having a baby with a genetic or chromosomal malformation and can empower the couple by giving them enough knowledge to make informed decisions.

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