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Pharmacy Practice Research Wikipedia Page

We have created a Wikipedia page on Pharmacy Practice  Research with which we hope to raise the profile of the discipline.  We are in no way saying that this is the definitive statement on the scope of PPR and we would love your input to further develop the page. The page can be viewed here: […]

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Pharmacy Research UK announces research funding for Pharmacists.

Pharmacy Research UK is accepting applications from pharmacists wishing to develop skills and experience in research relating to their practice. In line with our objective to promote the health of the public by educating pharmacists, we have two funding schemes which aim to develop research capacity and capability in pharmacy. The Personal Research Awards and […]

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Apply now for the RPS Pharmacy Practice Research Award

Media Release 14th January 2012 Apply now for the RPS Pharmacy Practice Research Award Applications or nominations can now be made for the Pharmacy Practice Research Award at the 2013 Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) Conference supported by Pharmacy Research UK. Typically, applicants should be at the mid-point of their career such as, Senior Lecturer or […]

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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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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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