by Kazeem Olalekan Today marks another landmark in the battle to combat and defeat the HIV. The theme for World Aids Day 2015 is “Getting to zero – ending AIDS by 2030” (link). This is an aspiration we all share especially with 37 million people living with HIV in 2014. The following are key messages […]
By Kazeem Olalekan With pressure on services across the NHS, it is time to really look at making better use of the third largest health professionals in the UK – The Pharmacists. Watch the video below produced by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and your pharmacist will see you now…
by Kazeem Olalekan MRPharmS Inhaler technique is a significant factor in proper management of Asthma and COPD. Medicines Use Reviews in Pharmacies, Nurse-led clinics and Hospital-based clinics are useful places where good inhaler technique can be re-enforced. There is no harm in reviewing patient’s technique regularly because it is difficult to kick out old habits […]
Let us put our hands together for Mr Andy Fox from Fareham. The last man standing who raised a few bob for Comic Relief on RedNose Day. And by the way…he is a pharmacist! A funny pharmacist: Now those are two words you don’t see next to each other very often. Will pay top dollar […]
A new ad campaign to encourage people to quit… Make quitting an important component of your New Year resolution. as my friend Cyril, a smoker, said himself: No good comes from smoking. The question is: Wouldn’t you want to stop if you could see the damage? Time to get the quit kit […]
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
by Kazeem Olalekan MRPharmS In April, the Taxpayers’ Alliance published a report about Medicines Use Review. It concluded boldly that Medicines Use Review are a “wasteful subsidy to pharmacists”. In this piece, I offer my riposte to that report in a YouTube Video:
by Kazeem Olalekan MRPharmS The students of pharmacy at the Sharad Pawar College of Pharmacy in Nagpur, India really fancy their chances at music – in between learning about pharmacology, pharmaceutics and pharmacy practice. So they released a music video on Youtube. According to them: “This is the only song on PHARMACY field..“! The music […]
By Pfizerr Are you insufferably cheery (even in these chastened times)? Get Despondex. That should sort it. Remember to read the information leaflet for cautions, contra-indication, side effects and interactions. Remember, this is FDAA approved!!
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The members of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society highlighting why joining the new RPS is the right thing to do.
Just uncovered this video on YouTube highlighting how pharmacists can play a role in public health in the area of sexual health. The pharmacist can do a lot more of course. So just remember to ask your pharmacist about what helps are available locally. Check the NHS Choices website for more information about sexual health: […]
Jonathan Mason is the Department of Health’s national clinical director for primary care and community pharmacy. He is also head of prescribing at City and Hackney Teaching PCT, where he leads on prescribing and medicines management and has wider responsbilities for primary care commissioning. You can follow his blog at Chemist + Druggist: http://www.chemistanddruggist.co.uk/mason
New Research Reveals How Millions of Brits are Potentially Misusing Medication, Leading to Increased Hospital Admissions and Life Threatening Conditions.
Came across this video which was first published in December 2006. Still relevant today. Watch CBS Videos Online