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.
In this article we share the results of an audit of the number of people discharged on strong opioids or gabapentinoids following surgery
Ten percent of patients with acute post-operative pain will develop chronic pain in the months following surgery.
Heart failure is a serious disease in which the circulatory demands of the body are not sufficiently maintained by the heart.
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.
We’ve looked into different ways in which medication incident and safety information can be more effectively shared amongst your local teams.
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.
Community nursing teams provide care to people in their own homes, allowing them to continue to live in their own community.
In March 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared that the outbreak of COVID-19 infections across the world had reached pandemic levels.
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.
My career path is definitely not a typical one but I have loved every single opportunity along the way, despite the challenges.
Coronavirus has significantly changed how healthcare is delivered. This has driven a need for rapid transformation of services at a time of immense pressure
You will probably have been to a conference where there have been posters showcasing the results of research, audit and quality improvement projects and some will have caught your eye more than others.
where is the line between working hard and overworking? And how do we know when we’ve crossed it?
Which is better: skin as thick and tough as a honey badger, or thin and fragile like pastry?
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.