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Health Literacy in Pharmacy Practice

To celebrate Health Literacy Month, PRUK have asked Paul Duell of the University of East Anglia to highlight the importance of health literacy and what it means to the medical profession. The importance of addressing health literacy in pharmacy practice is well recognised in the United States of America and Australia but has yet to […]

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PRUK Newsletter September 2016

We are delighted to publish our latest newsletter: PRUK September Newsletter

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PRUK at the RPS conference

This year’s RPS conference was on the 4th and 5th September and PRUK were delighted to attend this annual event. PRUK were involved in many different aspects of the conference, from having a stand in the main exhibition centre to running a satellite session showcasing some recent research funded by PRUK. PRUK Stand The PRUK […]

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Press release: a review of guidelines and qualitative study for supporting family carers of older people in community pharmacy

Project: Supporting family carers of older people in community pharmacy. Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK) are delighted to announce the publication of research funded by the charity reviewing the current guidelines for community pharmacists when supporting family carers of older people. The aim of the research was to improve the understanding the current role of community […]

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PRUK Project Grants 2016: Applications Now Open

Pharmacy Research UK is excited to announce the launch of PRUK Project Grants, a new funding award scheme designed to directly advance pharmacy research for the overall benefit of patients and the public.The grants, worth up to £100k, are available to fund projects which address relevant issues in the field today, with priority given to […]

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PRUK August Newsletter

PRUK e-news Aug 16

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Pharmacy Research UK Response to GPhC plan of action to tackle workplace pressures

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has recently announced its intention to work with people and organisations both inside and outside of pharmacy to examine and understand workplace pressures across the sector. Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK) (1) welcomes this plan of action and has long expressed concern about the effect of high mental workload and workplace stress […]

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PRUK response to EU Referendum result

Pharmacy Research UK Response to EU Referendum Result As a nation we have benefited significantly from EU funding to support research to drive the development of medicines and to improve patient care. Protecting this investment and ensuring continuity of funding support to UK research will be an essential part of our continued success as a […]

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PRUK is supporting the Royal Pharmaceutical Society to map the landscape of innovation and research in pharmacy

During 2016 we’re working with the Royal Pharmaceutical Society to better understand the pharmacy and pharmaceutical research landscape across the UK. The UK-wide study will provide a national overview of the involvement of pharmacists and other professionals in the field of pharmacy and pharmaceutical research. Since 2012, Pharmacy Research UK has funded over £1.2M of pharmacy research supporting […]

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Press Release: Pharmacists could provide vital support for young people to manage long term conditions like juvenile arthritis

We are delighted to announce the publication of research funded by the charity exhibiting the valued role pharmacists can play in supporting young people with juvenile arthritis to self-manage their condition. Project ‘Exploring the Perceived and Potential Medicines Optimisation Role of Pharmacy for Young People with Long-Term Conditions, Through the Case Study of Juvenile Arthritis‘ The […]

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