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PPRT continues to support career development in pharmacy research: Aspiring researchers can now apply for a 2011 Practice Research Award

Pharmacists who want to start or develop a research career are being invited by the Pharmacy Practice Research Trust (PPRT) to apply for an award from their second scheme which supports and develops the pharmacy academic workforce, the Practice Research Awards. The awards were set up to build research capacity and develop the evidence base […]

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Pharmacy Practice Research Trust publishes report of Value-Based Pricing Workshop

The Pharmacy Practice Research Trust (PPRT) has released a report of its recent roundtable event to discuss the Government’s proposals for value-based pricing (VBP) of medicines as set out in the recent consultation – A new value-based approach to the pricing of branded medicines1. Participants, drawn from within and outwith pharmacy, felt the proposed changes […]

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Study identifies ‘respectable addicts’ experiencing range of problems with over‐the‐counter medicines

A report of a study investigating over the counter medicine (OTC) abuse published by the Pharmacy Practice Research Trust provides evidence that there is a group of individuals experiencing a range of problems often withcodeine‐based medicines purchased from pharmacies, and for whom help and support varied. Respectable addiction – a qualitative study of over the […]

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Evaluating the pharmacist’s role in Clozapine services – PPRT study shows clearer strategies needed for integrating pharmacist input and improving patient care

According to a study which evaluated alternative models for the delivery of Clozapine services, published by the Pharmacy Practice Research Trust (PPRT), there is scope to review the team configurations needed to deliver community services in a cost-effective manner and to provide opportunities for improving the services provided to patients. Evaluating the pharmacist provision of […]

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Pharmacy Practice Research Trust continues its commitment to increasing pharmacy practice research capacity

Pharmacy practice research capacity has been further supported by the Pharmacy Practice Research Trust (the PPRT) through the announcement of grants totalling over £100,000 to the successful applicants for its 2011 Practice Research Awards and Research Training Bursaries. Awards have been made to six pharmacists who want to develop their skills in conducting research. Four […]

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