October 2022, Vol 309, No 7966
Compassionate medicine schemes help patients with cancer live better and for longer — why are they not more widely used?
Top news stories
‘Worrying’ rise in number of patients with a high anticholinergic burden
Stop recruiting GP pharmacists, community pharmacy negotiator tells minister
Drug-gene interaction testing may be about to go mainstream
Missed opportunities: the patients falling through the cracks after discharge
Infographic: the rise of independent prescribers
This month’s podcast
In this episode of The PJ Pod, the team look at the potential implications of anticholinergic drug use, particularly in older people, and examine the case for deprescribing.