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Overloaded: Dispensing errors in community pharmacy – Pharmacy Research UK Workshop

We’re holding workshop at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society Conference at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham on the 8th of September. The workshop is to disseminate the findings of the project The effects of mental workload on community pharmacists’ ability to detect dispensing errors which was funded by our charity. Mental workload is a measure […]

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Guest Blog: Attending conferences can give you more than you expect

Ryan Hamilton MRPharmS is a PhD student at Liverpool John Moores University investigating antibacterial polymer-phyllosilicate systems for the treatment of infected wounds. As soon as you start a career in research you are encouraged by your fellow researchers and your supervisory team to consider going to conferences. Initially these can be generalist conferences within the […]

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Are you feeling champion?

Beth Allen is Head of Research at Pharmacy Research UK and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society. Over the bank holiday weekend my Geordie in-laws paid a visit. Having waved them off, there is a word that continues to resound in my ears, you’ve guessed it, “champion”. It got me to thinking, it’s a word I’m hearing […]

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Hanbury Memorial Award Winner Announced

Professor Bob Hider, Emeritus Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at King’s College London has been named this year’s recipient of the Hanbury Memorial Award supported by Pharmacy Research UK. Established in 1972 to recognise “high excellence in the prosecution or promotion of original research in the natural history and chemistry of drugs”, this prestigious award is […]

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Guest Blog: Time to spring clean your wardrobe?

Jess Purkiss is a clinical pharmacist in a mental health trust. Part of her role involves leading work to facilitate clinical trials undertaken in outsourced community pharmacy suppliers. She also acts as clinical research community pharmacy lead for NIHR Clinical Research Network: Yorkshire and Humber. Well, spring is here, the days are lengthening and beginning […]

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“Great vitality in the pharmacy research community”: Our Chairman’s reflections on our first 18 months…

Professor Anthony Smith is Chair of Pharmacy Research UK and Vice-Provost (Education) at University College London.  It has now been over a year since the Pharmacy Practice Research Trust (PPRT) and the Pharmaceutical Trust for Education and Charitable Objects (PTECO) joined to form Pharmacy Research UK; the principal research charity supporting pharmacists and pharmacy to […]

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Guest Blog: What a difference a (rainy) day makes – reflections on a role in policy research

David Preece is a Researcher at the European Association of Hospital Pharmacy (EAHP) based in Brussels, Belgium. He is a registered pharmacist from the UK with both hospital and community experience. I have been trying to write this blog since the start of 2014 and it took a rainy windy afternoon in Brussels (they are […]

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Call for Nominations/Applications Pharmacy Research UK Award

Nominations or applications for the 2014 Pharmacy Research UK Award are invited for the consideration of the RPS Conference Research Panel. Purpose of the award This prestigious award, sponsored by Pharmacy Research UK, is intended to recognise individuals who have: Made a significant contribution to the field of pharmacy practice research and Have the potential […]

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Guest Blog: To teach or not to teach, that is the question.

David Wright is Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Deputy Head of the School of Pharmacy, University of East Anglia A strange thing happened to me last week, for the first time in my life I said to myself ‘give up the teaching and get on with the research’.  As someone who spends over half their […]

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HSRPP 2014 – University of Aberdeen 3rd and 4th of April

Pharmacy, Medicines and Public Health We’re pleased to inform you that the confirmed speakers for this year’s conference are: Professor Robert West, Professor of Health Psychology and Director of Tobacco Studies, University College London – Combating tobacco addiction globally and its relevance to addressing other addictions Professor Robbie Foy, Professor of Primary Care, Leeds Institute of […]

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