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Press release: People with dementia need more support to manage their medication

Pharmacy Research UK is delighted to announce the publication of research funded by the charity that reveals people with dementia may struggle with managing their medication – exposing them to side-effects, medication errors and an increased risk of non-adherence to drug treatment. Study reveals patients often struggle to manage their drug regime Community pharmacists could […]

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Press release: Pharmacy Research UK opens its 2017 funding round

Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK) are delighted to announce that the funding round for 2017 is now open and applicants have until the 3rd May 2017 to submit their application.  As the principle funder of pharmacy research in the UK, annually PRUK provides a number of smaller grants to develop research capacity, called Personal Awards. These […]

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Opportunity to host the Health Services Research and Pharmacy Practice Conference in 2019

The Committee for the Health Services Research and Pharmacy Practice Conference (HSRPP) are inviting expressions of interest from higher education institutes in the UK and Ireland to host this successful, annual conference in 2019. The aim of HSRPP is to: To identify and disseminate research to inform policy and practice development. Develop the evidence base […]

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Press release: Pharmacist ‘intelligent’ referrals to a Psychiatric Liaison Team

Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK) are delighted to announce the publication of research funded by the charity which explored the role pharmacists could play in enhancing mental health patients’ access to a psychiatric liaison team. The research was conducted by Dr Julie Brooks at Aston University and aimed to investigate whether a specialist pharmacist can use […]

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Submit breaking research news abstracts for HSRPP 2017

New for 2017, the HSRPP conference invites abstract submissions from researchers and clinicians to showcase late and breaking research news and work for service development in practice settings, in addition to the normal abstract submission process. We are particularly interested in work that: is conducted in practice to support the improvement of practice including service […]

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PRUK Newsletter November 2016

We are delighted to publish our latest newsletter with news of our record funding awards: PRUK November 2016 Newsletter

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Pharmacy Research UK awards a record £200k in research fellowship funding

Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK) is delighted to announce our largest ever annual funding award of nearly £200k to support Pharmacy Research.  These PRUK personal awards are designed to support those new to research as well as pharmacists leading their first projects, fulfilling one of PRUK’s charitable objectives of developing the pharmacy research leaders of the […]

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Press release: UKCPA and PRUK award their 2016 grant

UKCPA and PRUK are delighted to grant the 2016 UKCPA-PRUK Research Awards to Andrew Sturrock, Senior Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Therapeutics at the University of Sunderland; and to Daniel Greenwood, a PhD student in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Manchester. UKCPA (the UK Clinical Pharmacy Association) and PRUK (Pharmacy Research […]

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Press release: Enhancing skill mix in Community Pharmacies

Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK) are delighted to announce the publication of research funded by the charity which examined enhancing the skill mix in Community Pharmacies. The research was conducted by Professor Alison Bullock at the University of Cardiff and aimed to report on barriers to skill-mix in community pharmacy and explore how they can be […]

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2016 PRUK Project Grants: The story so far

The PRUK Project Grants launched in August 2016 and are designed to directly advance pharmacy research for the overall benefit of patients and the public. Priority of funding will be provided to good quality applications that are aligned with either of the following areas: Medicines optimisation and pharmaceutical care Accessing medicines in the modern era […]

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