Yet another one from the nice folks at NICE – NICE BNF

by Kazeem Olalekan Clearly I am excitable. When I learnt of the new iphone and Android app from the nice folks at NICE, then you know what is coming. Hee Heee Heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee ¬†Haaaaaaaaaaaah! I’ll tell you why. I spent my top dollar about a year ago on a BNF Iphone app only to be told […]

Febuxostat (Adenuric) and hypersensitivity reaction

by Kazeem Olalekan Attention has just been drawn to the Drug Safety Update on Febuxostat (Adenuric) via the PJOnline website. In summary, there have been rare but serious reports of hypersensitivity reactions, including Stevens-Johnson syndrome and acute anaphylactic shock, with febuxostat (Adenuric). Febuxostat must be stopped immediately if hypersensitivity occurs, and must not be re-started […]

Transfer of Care – an update

by Kazeem Olalekan MRPharmS The final report on the transfer of information about medicine when patients move between care setting has been published. It makes for an interesting read. The main recommendations are:     The report quoted an audit conducted in 2010 across 50 acute trusts involving over 8600 patients. It found that when […]

The results are in…and everyone is a winner

by Kazeem Olalekan Following from the recently completed election onto the National Pharmacy Board in England, Wales and Scotland; bookapharmacist.com is happy to note that this is an election it is proud of. Everyone is a winner: elected or not. We are releasing a YouTube video of the results.     Related posts: tag: election2012