In September 2023, pharmacy practitioners from secondary care, primary care, community pharmacy and academia gathered together at the UKCPA Infection Symposium.
Genomic medicine is here and will increasingly affect all areas of pharmacy practice by enabling precision and personalised medicine with genomics-informed medicines optimisation
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.
Glucagon Like Peptide 1 Receptor Agonists (GLP-1 RA) are a novel drug class used in the management of type 2 diabetes
The project launched in January 2022 with the aim of providing focused comprehensive geriatric assessments to care home residents
Familial hypercholesterolaemia is a genetic condition with a prevalence of 1 in 250, where levels of LDL cholesterol are high from birth.
Heart failure is a serious disease in which the circulatory demands of the body are not sufficiently maintained by the heart.
If you’re interested in this area of practice, this guide will explain what it is like to work in the ED as a pharmacist.
For several years infection pharmacists all over the UK have led on local activities, initially for European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD) and then World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) to raise awareness of the global issue of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR).
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.
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.