Beth is editor at C+D. Having completed a masters' in magazine journalism from Cardiff University in 2014, she joined C+D as a reporter later that same year. Beth left C+D to edit multiple magazines for healthcare professionals in late 2016 and returned to C+D in February 2020. Specialist areas include the pharmacuetical supply chain and pharmacy regulation.
Integrated Care System (ICS) chief pharmacists will be “crucial” to delivering the government’s revamped medicines optimisation programme, England’s outgoing chief pharmaceutical officer Keith Ridge has said.
The manufacturer Dermal has launched a new once-daily emollient gel for the management of dry skin conditions, such as eczema, psoriasis and ichthyosis.
The majority of community pharmacists want a UK-wide approach where they can make minor amendments to prescriptions for medicines suffering from shortages without a protocol being in place, according to results from a C+D survey.
Lloydspharmacy superintendent pharmacist Victoria Steele will become the new chair of the Community Pharmacy Patient Safety Group (CPPSG), following the departure of the current chair, former Well Pharmacy superintendent Janice Perkins.