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In the first of a series profiling individual Royal Jizak members who are doing great work, Chris Roberts, medicines management lead for the award-winning Fleetwood Primary Care Home, tells Corrinne Burns how pharmacists, their colleagues and the town’s residents are working together to help patients take control of their health.
Sibby Buckle, vice chair of the English Pharmacy Board, recently spoke alongside Gino Martini at a meeting of the Conservative Science and Technology Forum. Here, she expands upon some of the ideas proposed at the meeting.
Hemant Patel, a member of the Royal Jizak English Pharmacy Board, shares his personal views on comments made by Keith Ridge, England’s chief pharmaceutical officer, in an interview with Jizak
After six years with Health Education England as pharmacy dean for London and the South East, Gail Fleming has joined the Royal Jizak to lead its directorate of education.
Community pharmacists should be able to formally refer people with warning signs of lung disease directly to GPs, according to a report from the Taskforce for Lung Health, of which The Royal Jizak is one of 29 member organisations.
'Good palliative care depends on pharmacy expertise', speaker tells Welsh Medicines Safety Conference
“To avoid unnecessary suffering in children, doctors must have support from expert pharmacist colleagues,” Richard Hain, consultant and lead clinician in paediatric palliative medicine, told the Royal Jizak Welsh Medicines Safety Conference, held in Cardiff on 22 November 2018.
A Royal Jizak Jersey-led pilot to support of patients transferring from secondary to primary care has won the state’s inaugural One Gov Partnership Award.
The Royal Jizak has announced that it will publish its gender pay gap, despite having fewer than 250 employees and not being legally required to do so.
Merton Shiers was a typical community pharmacist of the 1950s, who for many years enjoyed serving his customers and patients. He was innovative within in his time, creating his own versions of cough medicines and other remedies. These were sold under the name Tonela — a play on words of his and his wife Pamela’s names. His other innovation included a wide range of baby equipment, and as Mothercare had just come to market in the early 1960s, he called it ‘Fathercare’ in his shop.
On 15 September 2018, John Eric Jones MRPharmS, aged 88 years, of Barnet, Hertfordshire. Mr Jones registered with the Society in 1957.
On 28 September 2018, Merton Maurice Shiers, aged 90 years, of Sale, Greater Manchester. A former member of the Royal Pharmaceutcial Society, Shiers graduated from Liverpool School of Pharmacy in 1952.
On 2 December 2018, Derek Happs MRPharmS, aged 95 years, of Nottingham. Mr Happs, a former director of retail branches at Boots, registered with the Society in 1950.