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Children and Young People with Cancer who Have Relapsed Can Get Rapid Access to New Treatments

Children and young people in the UK with cancers that have come back can now access new personalised treatments quicker than ever before thanks to a national tumour biopsy sequencing platform and clinical trial funded by Cancer Research UK. The genetic code of tumours are sequenced through the Stratified Medicine Paediatrics programme, and the molecular [...]

By |2020-09-24T09:50:46+00:00September 24th, 2020|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

New ‘Good Help’ Guide Developed to Support People with Long-Term Conditions by Leading Charities

The British Heart Foundation (BHF), Macmillan Cancer Support and Nesta are today publishing Reimagining Help: an evidence-based approach to helping people reach their goals,[1] which includes a new Reimagining Help Guide to diversify sources of help outside of hospital, with the aim of enabling people with long term health conditions  to take control and ensure [...]

By |2020-09-23T11:43:13+00:00September 23rd, 2020|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

Dundee Biomedical Scientist Wins Award for his Writing on Blood Plasma Viscosity Testing

A Dundee-based biomedical scientist has won the 2020 Bernie Benson Prize for his science writing. The Bernie Benson competition sought to promote the understanding and exploration of blood viscosity testing – an affordable and reliable test that is currently receiving a lot of interest due to its potential to identify Covid-19 patients who are at [...]

By |2020-09-23T08:54:21+00:00September 23rd, 2020|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh React to COVID-19 Press Conference

The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh have issued a comment regarding today’s press conference from Prof Chris Whitty and Prof Sir Patrick Vallance. Professor Angela Thomas, Acting President of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh said: “As Prof Chris Whitty and Sir Patrick Vallance highlighted in their press conference, this is a critical [...]

By |2020-09-21T10:38:47+00:00September 21st, 2020|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

New Fund to Help Education Recovery from COVID-19

Scottish Government funding for youth work is being increased by more than 30% to recognise the vital role the sector will play in making up any ground lost in learning during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. A newly created £3 million Youth Work Education Recovery Fund will be targeted at those communities and young people who [...]

By |2020-09-16T10:45:52+00:00September 16th, 2020|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

New Director of RPS in Scotland Appointed

Clare Morrison FRPharmS has been appointed Director of RPS in Scotland, following the retirement of Alex MacKinnon. Clare will take up her new post on 21st September. Clare will be responsible for national policy development, professional advocacy and member engagement across Scotland, in partnership with the Scottish Pharmacy Board. She will work with the Board and [...]

By |2020-08-27T13:57:43+00:00August 27th, 2020|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

Addressing it Head-on

From wading through the complexity of treatment options, to accessing specialist support virtually, Una Farrell, The Migraine Trust, homes in on how migraines can be managed during the pandemic. From early on in the COVID-19 crisis, we were hearing from people seeking our help that the pandemic was seriously impacting the management of their migraine. [...]

By |2020-08-27T10:28:44+00:00August 27th, 2020|Scottish Pharmacy Review August 2020|0 Comments

Hitting the Bottle

Navigating the lockdown measures of COVID-19 has been a tense and demanding process for the population; resulting in many resorting to increased alcohol intake. Dr Richard Piper, Chief Executive of Alcohol Change UK, focuses on how you can help individuals stay on top of their drinking behaviour. The way that people are drinking alcohol has [...]

By |2020-08-27T10:27:01+00:00August 27th, 2020|Scottish Pharmacy Review August 2020|0 Comments

Turning the Tables

COVID-19 has generated a multitude of complications for individuals with health concerns – including fears related to restricted access of supplies. Here, one father shares with SPR his journey looking after his 18-month-old son with a cow's milk allergy during lockdown, and how he has dealt with his worries. CAN YOU TELL SPR ABOUT [...]

By |2020-08-27T10:29:45+00:00August 27th, 2020|Scottish Pharmacy Review August 2020|0 Comments

Lighting the Way

As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, so, too, does research into potential health aids. SPR scours new indications of vitamin D’s positive implications, and why intake of the nutrient is being increasingly encouraged. The merits of vitamin D have long been remarked upon, but in recent weeks and months the scope of the nutrient’s benefits has [...]

By |2020-08-27T10:21:53+00:00August 27th, 2020|Scottish Pharmacy Review August 2020|0 Comments
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