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Alcohol Brief Intervention in Community Pharmacy Publication in Addiction Journal

A clinical trial funded by Pharmacy Research UK has shown no beneficial effect of a brief alcohol intervention delivered by community pharmacists in reducing hazardous or harmful alcohol consumption. Alcohol intake has become a major public health challenge in the UK, driven by the complex relationships between consumption and overall health and social outcomes. Harmful […]

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Guest Blog: To research or not to research that is the question?

David Wright is Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Deputy Head of the School of Pharmacy, University of East Anglia And so the decision is finally out on the big NIHR Programme grant application. After four years of being initially rejected due to being under ambitious and overly expensive, resubmitting a revised outline application, making it […]

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Daphne Jackson Fellowship

For many people, starting a family, caring for a relative, or long term health issues, can mean a career break of 2 or more years. When the time comes to return to work, gaps in the returner’s CV, or lack of self-confidence can make it difficult for them to compete for jobs that fully utilise […]

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Daphne Jackson Fellowship Opportunity

Pharmacy Research UK and Durham University are jointly funding a Daphne Jackson Fellowship. The Fellowship will be held within the Division of Pharmacy at the School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health at Durham University. The Fellowship is intended for a pharmacist, or scientist, wishing to return after a career break to research in medicinal or […]

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Change in return address for submission of 2015 awards and bursaries applications

Please note: if you are applying for our 2015 awards and bursaries please ensure you return five copies of your completed application form to the following address: Pharmacy Research UK Royal Pharmaceutical Society 1 Lambeth High Street London SE1 7JN One electronic copy of your application should be emailed to yen.truong@rpharms.com We have also updated […]

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Seeking Peer Reviewers for Funding Applications

We are currently seeking to widen our pool of peer reviewers to ensure we have a broad range of individuals within pharmacy research with the diverse skills necessary to review our funding applications applications in 2015. We are seeking to recruit volunteers with pharmacy, health services research, social science and medical backgrounds. If you’re interested in […]

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Pharmacy Research UK announces research funding for Pharmacists in 2015

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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Would you like to host HSRPP in 2017?

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 2017. The aim of HSRPP is to: • To identify and disseminate research to inform policy and practice development. • To provide […]

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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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