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UKCPA and Pharmacy Research UK Clinical Pharmacy Research Grant recipient announced

Pharmacy research team to conduct in-depth study on the use of unlicensed medicines. LONDON, UK, 17 October 2014 A research team at the University of Sunderland have been awarded the first UKCPA-Pharmacy Research UK Clinical Pharmacy Research Grant. Their 12-month project will explore the views of prescribers, pharmacists and patients on the use of unlicensed […]

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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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Launching the 2015 Health Services Research & Pharmacy Practice Conference

Pharmacy Research UK is delighted to once again be involved in the organisation of the Health Services Research and Pharmacy Practice (HSRPP) Conference. The theme of the 21st conference is Coming of Age: Rigour in Pharmacy Practice Research. The conference will be held at Queen’s University, Belfast on the 16th and 17th of April 2015. […]

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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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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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