Risk factors for maternal sepsis can be easily recognised, including caesarean section and operative vaginal birth.
Despite improvements in treatment and care, mortality rates for patients with heart failure remain high, with an inpatient mortality rate of just over 10 percent and a one-year mortality rate of around 30 percent.
The National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) reported 1157 patient safety incidences over a five-year period (2013-2018) involving Syntocinon or Syntometrine.
The British Thoracic Society (BTS) are due to publish guidance later this year on the long-term use of macrolide antibiotics in respiratory disease.
UKCPA member Richard Wilson was keen to find out about the new antifungal agents on the horizon
Three members of UKCPA were awarded funding to attend the distinguished European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases
Sile O’Connor and Richard Wilson presented their work at the distinguished event in Amsterdam
Last month UKCPA asked its members about their personal experiences of work-based pressures and the impact these are having on their health and well-being.
The Electronic Prescribing Medicines Administration system is the colourful electronic drug chart introduced in order to meet NHS standards and improve healthcare systems
David Sapsford finds working in the critical care environment to be the most rewarding of all of his professional activities
Prescribing pharmacists at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board West have integrated within the pre-operative assessment clinics since 2012.
The updated Professional Standards for Hospital Pharmacy Services published by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society provide a framework to improve current services
For many pharmacists, research and statistics are scary words. Which is why we’ve identified some useful resources to help you get your head around it.
On 30 March 2018, revalidation replaced the requirement for pharmacist and pharmacy technician registrants to complete CPD.
We know that pain management is a topic applicable to a large number of areas