Study identifies ‘respectable addicts’ experiencing range of problems with over‐the‐counter medicines

A report of a study investigating over the counter medicine (OTC) abuse published by the Pharmacy Practice Research Trust provides evidence that there is a group of individuals experiencing a range of problems often withcodeine‐based medicines purchased from pharmacies, and for whom help and support varied. Respectable addiction – a qualitative study of over the […]

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Evaluating the pharmacist’s role in Clozapine services – PPRT study shows clearer strategies needed for integrating pharmacist input and improving patient care

According to a study which evaluated alternative models for the delivery of Clozapine services, published by the Pharmacy Practice Research Trust (PPRT), there is scope to review the team configurations needed to deliver community services in a cost-effective manner and to provide opportunities for improving the services provided to patients. Evaluating the pharmacist provision of […]

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Pharmacy Practice Research Trust continues its commitment to increasing pharmacy practice research capacity

Pharmacy practice research capacity has been further supported by the Pharmacy Practice Research Trust (the PPRT) through the announcement of grants totalling over £100,000 to the successful applicants for its 2011 Practice Research Awards and Research Training Bursaries. Awards have been made to six pharmacists who want to develop their skills in conducting research. Four […]

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