Today is Pharmacy Technician Day so here’s a blog explaining what pharmacy technicians are and if you’re a technician, how you can support people with myalgic encephalomyelitis (M.E.), sometimes known as chronic fatigue syndrome.
Tag: medication reviews
me + my medicines charter launch
me + my medicines is a new communications charter which aims to improve the way we talk about medicines. The charter will be launched at a free event on Thursday 12th October in Leeds, and patients, carers and health professionals are invited to attend.Read More »
Help with communication and information: NHS England’s Accessible Information Standard
If your M.E. causes communication difficulties and problems with understanding or remembering information, health and social care providers in England now have a legal obligation to help make this easier for you.Read More »
Do you take four or more prescription medicines?
I’m looking for people with M.E. taking four or more regular prescription medicines to have a quick confidential chat to help me with a project.Read More »
#pharmacy24 highlights – what do pharmacy teams actually do?
On 24th March I took part in #pharmacy24, a 24-hour Twitter pharmacy event. I’ve picked out some tweets from the whole event to show the variety of work that pharmacists and pharmacy teams do.Read More »
Pharmacy access to medical records – the facts behind the Telegraph article
You may have seen an article in the Telegraph, Boots, Tesco and Superdrug to get access to NHS medical records. I’d like to put some of the inaccuracies right and reassure you of the facts that are behind this story, with links to responses from relevant organisations followed by a brief discussion.Read More »
Please let me know how your pharmacy helps
When I applied to work voluntarily with Action for M.E. I told them about a project I’d really wanted to do which I’d had difficulty getting off the ground due to various problems, like not being well enough at the time to get on with it! For a year or so I’ve been wanting to put together a guide to M.E. for pharmacists, to raise awareness of our illness within my profession.Read More »