The understanding of risk

Terry Maguire shares his experiences of administering the Covid vaccine in his pharmacies Wednesday and Saturday for the past eight weeks have been vaccination days…

Oral & Dental care

Pharmacists are one of the most accessible parts of the health service and are in an ideal position to support dentists in helping patients to…

Focus on Rheumatoid Arthritis

Eamonn Brady MPSI looks at the clinical considerations in treating rheumatoid arthritis Arthritis is a general term used for the condition; however, there are over…

Another five weeks

A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE CREAKING UNDER THE STRAIN OF THE LATEST LOCKDOWN EXTENSION, WRITES ULTAN MOLLOY As I write this, I’m told that we…

Resistance and persistence

Pathogenic bacteria in humans are developing resistance to antibiotics much faster than expected, new research shows Computational research at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, has…

Hair today, gone tomorrow

As discussions and preparations continue for the return to normal school and crèche routines, the perennial problem of head lice will inevitably surface to worry…

Keeping cool in the pharmacy

Maintaining vaccines in an optimum environment is crucial to their efficacy and vital to avoiding costly pharmaceutical waste. Mike Butt looks at how temperature impacts…