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Medicines Use Review

“ 68% of patients felt they had learnt more about their medicines following an MUR, 58% felt they knew more about side effects and 83% thought the MUR improved their compliance.¹ The Medicines Use Review (MUR) and Prescription In ...

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Pill or Lifestyle?

MagicIs the part equal or greater than the whole?  People often hope so.  Not long ago a patient requested I give her a pill that “makes me feel good, causes weight loss, and doesn’t have any side effects.”No, she wasn’t kidding.  Many others hope for ...

Emergency Hormone Contraception

 This service is for the provision of free Emergency Hormonal Contraception (EHC) to females aged between 13 to 18 years in the community pharmacy setting.  It is independent of but should be offered where appropriate, in conjunction with a pharm ...

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Malaria still at high levels

Cases of UK malaria deaths have remained at their highest level since 2011, and although latest figures show the number of diagnosis technically fell to 1,683 in 2018, experts are concerned over the ‘insignificant’ drop of just 109 from 2017 — when the di ...

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Palliative Care

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How to Be A Happy Pharmacist

How often do you meet a pharmacist who looks less than satisfied with their job? Maybe even...unhappy?Every pharmacist, nurse, physician assistant, dentist, and you-name-it professional has their differences in the area of work they practice but there i ...

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Substance Misuse

Number of adults in contact with drug and alcohol treatment services in England is almost 290,000.The pharmacist is required to supervise the consumption of a medicine prescribed to the patient, for the purposes of dependence and/or addiction to e ...

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Discharge Medicines Review

SERVICES OVERVIEWDuring a stay in hospital, a patient’s medicines may be changed. Studies show that many patients may experience an error or problem with their medicines after they have been discharged.In 2009 the Care Quality Commission (CQC) pub ...

Smoking Cessation

Around 10 million people in the UK smoke cigarettes and two thirds of those would like to quit.¹  Malpas Pharmacy stop smoking services provide patients, who are committed to quitting with regular support and motivational counseling alongside th ...

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Nursing and Residential Homes

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