Anna Bischler Rx interviewee

Good relationships are key to practice: An interview with medication safety expert Anna Bischler

When I first started the Clinical Governance Lead role it was terrifying as I felt totally out of my depth - a classic case of imposter syndrome.

New antifungal agents show promising results in clinical trials

UKCPA member Richard Wilson was keen to find out about the new antifungal agents on the horizon

Fungal growth in a Petri dish

Clinical

Pain

Serotonin syndrome explained

Serotonin syndrome, also known as serotonin toxicity, is an adverse drug reaction to serotonergic activating or related medications Serotonin syndrome occurs when medications cause high levels of serotonin to accumulate in the body.

Respiratory

Global strategy for COPD management published

The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) has published a 2019 report on

Medicines safety

Learning from the Gosport enquiry

The Gosport enquiry reported on poor prescribing practice at the Gosport War Memorial Hospital from

Older people

How can pharmacists help to prevent falls?

Having a fall can have devastating and far reaching consequences. It can affect a person,

Profession

Roles

How we introduced a pharmacy-led anaemia management service

Prescribing pharmacists at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board West have integrated within the pre-operative assessment clinics since 2012.

Standards

Updated Royal Pharmaceutical Society Hospital Pharmacy Standards published

The updated Professional Standards for Hospital Pharmacy Services published by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society provide a framework to improve current services

Research

Why you should involve patients in your research

When undertaking our PhD research studies, why did we decide to discuss our research design and topics with patients and carers?

Interview

Interview with Karen Gunnell community pharmacist and Teaching Fellow in Pharmacy Practice

Karen is a community pharmacist and Teaching Fellow in Pharmacy Practice at Keele University and the school's Career Development lead.

Development

Education & training

GPhC Revalidation: How can UKCPA support you?

On 30 March 2018, revalidation replaced the requirement for pharmacist and pharmacy technician registrants to complete CPD.

Resources

Five free resources for refreshing your knowledge on pain management

We know that pain management is a topic applicable to a large number of areas