Pharmacists in a meeting

The risks of serotonin syndrome in patients prescribed linezolid with concurrent contraindicated serotonergic agents? 

Linezolid is an antibiotic that is commonly used in clinical practice to treat drug-resistant Gram-positive bacterial infections.

Why are strong opioids and gabapentinoids continued after hospital discharge? 

In this article we share the results of an audit of the number of people discharged on strong opioids or gabapentinoids following surgery

GP consulting with a patient



Prescribing standards for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction

Heart failure is a serious disease in which the circulatory demands of the body are not sufficiently maintained by the heart.


Five key messages from the new guidelines on perioperative management of anaemia

Anaemia is present in over 30 percent of patients who have major surgery. It is associated with worse outcomes, including poorer wound healing, slower mobilisation and an increased risk of death.

Medicines safety

5 ways to improve learning from medication incidents

We’ve looked into different ways in which medication incident and safety information can be more effectively shared amongst your local teams.


How can surgical pharmacists help cut NHS waiting lists?

NHS waiting lists for elective procedures are currently at an all-time high, with 6.1 million people waiting for surgeryand over 300,000 patients waiting over a year to start treatment.



Stressed and depressed: The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the pharmacists of tomorrow

In March 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared that the outbreak of COVID-19 infections across the world had reached pandemic levels.


Handbook of Perioperative Medicines evaluation shows global use across professions

Data shows the Handbook being accessed by up to 250 users per day, with most visits during the week and users spending an average of three minutes on the site.


Realising my passions within pharmacy: Interview with UKCPA Director Ramandeep Kaur

My career path is definitely not a typical one but I have loved every single opportunity along the way, despite the challenges.


Adapting clinical pharmacy to the post-COVID healthcare landscape

Coronavirus has significantly changed how healthcare is delivered. This has driven a need for rapid transformation of services at a time of immense pressure



Workplace stress: how to minimise it and create change

where is the line between working hard and overworking? And how do we know when we’ve crossed it?


How to create a culture of empathy, understanding and support

Which is better: skin as thick and tough as a honey badger, or thin and fragile like pastry?


How to nurture healthy ambition

My experience of working with pharmacists over the last ten years or so is that they are truly inspiring in their dedication and passion for their profession and the patients they care or advocate for.

Education & training

How to deliver an engaging and effective webinar

The COVID-19 lockdown has forced many of us to become more familiar with accessing education and training online