Aleks Phillips is a digital reporter for C+D and also oversees the opinion section. He joined C+D in 2021.
Despite a coalition of pharmacy bodies and drug and alcohol charities calling for national funding for locally commissioned service provision to tackle rising drug-related deaths, a national review made no mention of pharmacy. What more can be done?
Is addiction more prevalent among pharmacists than in the general population? And, either way, what more can be done to help those suffering?
Podcast - Pharmacists After Hours Ep.5: Crocheting rays of sunshine to brighten up a dark lockdown day
In the latest episode of a new podcast series, which explores the interesting hobbies pharmacists get up to in their spare time, pharmacy professor Parastou Donyai speaks to C+D about how knitting helped provide silver lining through the clouds of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Healthcare at Home, which delivers specialist medicines and provides nursing staff to administer them, has been told to improve after it failed to deliver medicines in time to thousands of patients, causing “a number of incidents where harm had occurred”.