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PTECO award first project grants

The Pharmaceutical Trust for Education and Charitable Objects (PTECO), an independent research charity founded by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, has awarded funding for three research grants that meet its current priorities. Founded in 1938, PTECO’s charitable objects are ‘the promotion of the efficiency and effectiveness of the society’s charities to promote the education of persons […]

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Blank brain images speak volumes about the workload pressures of pharmacists

Community pharmacists have been filling out “blank brains” and telling us what’s most on their minds when they are at work. What have we learnt?

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PPRT commissions study into the persepectives of young people with arthritis

The Pharmacy Practice Research Trust (PPRT) has commissioned a study to explore the perspectives of young people with arthritis about their health and care and the place of medicines and pharmacy. The project will: investigate the relationship between identity and medication use amongst adolescents with juvenile arthritis scope patterns of care among young people with […]

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Apply now for the UK’s most prestigious pharmacy practice award

Applications or nominations can now be made for the Practice Research Award at the 2012 Royal Pharmaceutical Society Conference. Sponsored by the Pharmacy Practice Research Trust it is described by Dr Margaret Watson, the 2012 Conference Academic Chair, as the most prestigious pharmacy practice award in the UK. Says Dr Watson; “this award goes to […]

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Applications now being accepted for PPRT 2012 Research Awards and Research Training Bursaries

Applications now being accepted for PPRT 2012 Research Awards and Research Training Bursaries. The Pharmacy Practice Research Trust is now accepting applications from pharmacists interested in furthering their research experience for its Research Awards and Research Training Bursaries. This unique funding is vital towards developing a research active pharmacy profession which in turn can underpin […]

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PPRT/RPS 2012 Conference Practice Research Award winner announced

Dr Catriona Matheson has been announced the winner of the Pharmacy Practice Research Trust (PPRT) 2012 Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) ConferencePractice Research Award. The award will be presented at the conference on  Monday, 10th September when Dr Matheson will deliver a plenary lecture Drug misuse treatment and services: pharmacy and beyond The RPS Conference Practice […]

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Pharmacy Practice Research Trust continues support for research training community pharmacists can now apply for a 2011 research training bursary

The Pharmacy Practice Research Trust (PPRT) is inviting applications from community pharmacists for its 2011 Research Training Bursary Scheme. The scheme is specifically aimed at registered pharmacists working in the community or primary care organisations who want to develop basic experience and skills in health services research. The PPRT, which has £40,000 available annually through […]

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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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