A quality line up: CMHP Awards 2018

This year’s judging panel were impressed by the quality of the work submitted for the CMHP awards. The 2018 winners and runners up are as follows: The Alistair Tinto Award for best oral practice presentation Winner – David Gerrard Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust Pharmacist Independent prescriber working in a Community Learning Disability team… Read more »

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Response to press reports about prescription drugs review

This morning (24.01.18), the BBC and other news agencies are reporting that Public Health England is launching a review into the “growing problem” of prescription drug addiction. See for example: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-42787958 The CMHP is in support of this review if it improves the understanding of prescription medication misuse and the treatment people receive. It must be remembered that… Read more »

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CMHP endorses updated hospital pharmacy standards

The CMHP Council is happy to endorse the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) updated professional standards for hospital pharmacy services which were published earlier this year. The revised standards will help improve current services, shape future services and deliver safer, high quality patient care. We were delighted to have CMHP members in the external reference group,… Read more »

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