Guidelines

Valproate use banned in women of childbearing age

 New restrictions have been put in place around the use of valproate. 

Private patients

With endometriosis being one of the major causes of female infertility, new NICE guidelines highlight the need for a greater awareness of its symptoms and treatment. Victoria Goldman reports

Special delivery

The supply of specials involves ongoing collaboration and communication to ensure the dispensing process runs as smoothly as possible.

Medical devices: Council adopts new EU rules

Sid Dajani reports from Brussels for May 2017's Eye on Europe.

OTC Casebook: Insect bites and stings

Alan Nathan outlines how to help customers deal with insect bites and stings, and offers important advice for handling anaphylactic shock

Signposting to skin conditions

Signposting solutions for patients with skin conditions

Signposting solutions - chronic joint pain

Signposting solutions for patients with chronic joint pain

Services: what next?

The Murray Review examines the current state of pharmacy service provision, and how this can develop

RPS issues guidance on prescribing specials

RPS guidance on specials prescribing is based around five key principles

How to switch doxazosin MR to standard release

How can patients be switched to the standard-release formulation of doxazosin?

So, you made an error?

Numark’s Gary Choo explains how to minimise the risks associated with dispensing errors

The difference between Optive eye drops explained

Leyla Hannbeck shares answers to topical questions put to the NPA's Information Dept

Endorsing queries resolved

The NPA's Leyla Hannbeck answers three topical questions about prescription endorsement

New alcohol consumption guidelines issued

Chief Medical Officers issue new guidelines on alcohol consumption

Latest News

Brexit crisis: Pharmacies must be given special powers

The NPA warns pharmacists must be given powers to supply medicines after government’s Commons defeat.

Real-time exemption checking may have problems

The real-time exemption checking system may not be perfect, warns Sandra Gidley.    

Opinion

Brexit crisis: Pharmacies must be given special powers

The NPA warns pharmacists must be given powers to supply medicines after government’s Commons defeat.

Popular Features

NHSE extends list of products not to be prescribed

Consultation opened on plans to extend list of products that should not be routinely prescribed.

PSNC to give LPCs more support next year

The PSNC has outlined three main topics which will drive its work next year.

Can automation protect your business?

Expensive but with the potential for huge efficiencies, pharmacy automation could be the answer for an independent pharm...



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