Labor has no plans to nationalize hospital pharmacy, says shadow pharmacy minister

Labor Party proposals to nationalize hospital pharmacy services have been taken off the table, the shadow minister of health responsible for pharmacy said. It comes after former Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell told LBC Radio in November 2019 that the Labor Party intended to move the provision of pharmacy services “in-house”. Pharmaceutical journal later clarified that […]

National Award for the Royal Chesterfield Hospital Pharmacy Team – Destination Chesterfield

Through Josh Marais – March 19, 2021 The Hematology and Oncology Pharmacy team at Chesterfield Royal Hospital has won a prestigious national award. They were named “Pharmacist Team of the Year 2021” at the Clinigen Direct Love Your Pharmacist Awards 2021 at the 25th Congress of the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) after a […]

Five-year plan to transform hospital pharmacy services in Wales

A new five-year plan to revolutionize hospital pharmacy services in Wales has been approved by Health and Social Services Minister Vaughan Gething. The plan will transform the way some of the most innovative and life-saving drugs are prepared, including cancer therapies, intravenous antibiotics and parenteral nutrition. The Transforming Access to Medicines program is a five-year […]

How our hospital pharmacy team delivered the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine

By now, most people will know Margaret Keenan as the first person in the world to receive the COVID-19 vaccine outside of a clinical trial. This historic event happened at the University Hospitals of Coventry & Warwickshire (UHCW) and it was amazing to be a part of it. I am the Division Clinical Director of […]

Nightingale Hospital pharmacy top among Queen’s Birthday Honors

The senior pharmacist at Nightingale Hospital in London was among the recipients of the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honors List, which focused on frontline responders and community volunteers during the COVID-19 pandemic . Jatinder Harchowal, Chief Pharmacist and Quality Improvement Officer at the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, received an MBE for service to the pharmacy […]

Sunayana Shah appointed Chair of RPS Industrial Pharmacy Advisory Group

Sunayana Shah, member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS), has been appointed president of the new Industrial Pharmacy Advisory Group (IPAG), which replaces the Industrial Pharmacy Forum from 2021. IPAG will advise the Company’s national pharmaceutical boards on matters related to industrial pharmacy and pharmaceutical science. It will also support the work of RPS in […]

Aspen Hospital Pharmacy To Receive $ 2.1 Million Injection In The Arm

Aspen Valley Hospital board member Dr Greg Balko gives a thumbs up after being vaccinated. Balko and other board members this week approved a $ 2.1 million renovation project for AVH’s pharmacy. Dan Bayer / Courtesy of Aspen Valley Hospital The Aspen Valley Hospital pharmacy will undergo a $ 2.1 million renovation to bring the […]

Patient robbed West Cumberland Hospital pharmacy refrigerator and injected stolen drugs

Carlisle Crown Court A patient who robbed a hospital pharmacy refrigerator and injected himself with a drug he took received a suspended prison sentence. James Leslie Foxcroft, 32, visited West Cumberland Hospital around 3 a.m. on July 29 of last year. He first left a cabin he had been told to stay in, prompting a […]

QU Academic Appointed Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy

Qatar University (QU) scholar Dr Derek Stewart has been appointed editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy (IJCP). He is Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Practice at QU-College of Pharmacy (QU-CPH) and Head of Academic Quality Assurance to the Vice President of the Office of Medical and Health Sciences. The IJCP, published by Springer […]

QU academic appointed president of the European Society of Clinical Pharmacy

Doha: Dr Derek Stewart, Professor of Pharmacy and Clinical Practice at QU College of Pharmacy and Head of Academic Quality Assurance at the Vice President of the Bureau of Medical and Health Sciences QU has been appointed President of the European Society of clinical pharmacy (ESCP). The European Society of Clinical Pharmacy is an international […]