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The identity of C+D's long-running contributor remains a mystery, but his irreverent views are known by all. Tweet him @Xrayser

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An email dropped into my inbox – an invitation to ‘boundaries training’. “Ooh,” I thought, “I wonder if that’s anything to do with the merger of our...
06/04/2018 6
Since the dawn of humanity we’ve divided the world into those who are prepared and those who simply drift through life like a Brexit negotiation. In...
12/03/2018 1
When I first registered as a pharmacist, my favourite book was called Minor illness or major disease. This over-the-counter prescribing guide gave...
19/02/2018 3
There’s much talk over the past year about robots taking over everyone’s role, with auditors PricewaterhouseCoopers suggesting more than 10 million...
29/01/2018 3
It’s that time of year when selling reaches a new peak, as customers fight over £200 beauty advent calendars and retailers grasp just how much tat...
20/12/2017 1
The lady at the counter looked to be in her 50s. She wore black leather gloves on her hands and a tired and hassled expression on her face. “My son...
15/12/2017 6
During a medicines use review, a diabetic patient told me her weight had never been mentioned at the surgery. I know the nurse who does diabetic...
29/11/2017 0
I sit at the panel of a pharmacy control room. Although 450 miles away, I watch on the external camera as two patients approach the pharmacy, causing...
16/11/2017 3
There is nothing like the feeling of seeing a drug arrive in the delivery that you don’t remember checking, but you do remember checking a very...
02/11/2017 9
When I read the announcement of Lloydspharmacy closing 190 branches I thought of these words by German Lutheran pastor Martin Niemöller from the...
27/10/2017 13

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