pharmacy

Video: Warfarin and the New Medicines Service

Recently, we filmed an interview with Nick Barber, Pharmacist and Professor Emeritus at University College London. Our interviewer is Ralph Hibberd, one of our D3 team members. The interview is presented in three parts: Warfarin and the Pharmaceutical Gaze, Warfarin and the New Medicines Service and Warfarin as a Digital Drug.

You will find all our videos under the menu […]

March 2nd, 2017|D3|0 Comments|

Warfarin and The Pharmaceutical Gaze

Recently, we filmed an interview with Nick Barber, Pharmacist and Professor Emeritus at University College London. Our interviewer is Ralph Hibberd, one of our D3 team members. The interview is presented in three parts: Warfarin and the Pharmaceutical Gaze, Warfarin and the New Medicines Service and Warfarin as a Digital Drug.

You will find all our videos under the menu […]

‘IT’ gets man wrongly arrested for prescription fraud

A man presented a legitimate prescription (signed by a out-of-hours service doctor) at a community pharmacy in November last year. Pharmacy contacted the out-of-hours service then called the police.
The board papers show the pharmacy contacted IC24 who “confirmed no record of the patient being seen by an IC24 doctor”.

However, subsequently IC24 changed its view and said that the prescription was […]

February 2nd, 2017|Regulation, Value|0 Comments|

Worrying about data

An article in the Independent newspaper highlights some worries about NHS data. It might seem a good idea to make summary care records available to pharmacists – but what if your pharmacist is also a large retailer like Boots or Tesco, whose business is increasingly dependant upon data collection and targeted sales?

What is also worrying is that, as the article details, insufficient research […]

August 14th, 2015|Commentary|0 Comments|