Pharmacy Guides (by theme)

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Ordered by theme

Clinical practice and patient-centred care (including patient safety and medicines safety)

Administration of medicines

Adrenaline auto-injectors (AAIs)

Adrenaline auto-injectors (AAIs) – schools

Amorolfine POM to P

Anti-malarial POM to P

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) & Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS)

ASHP Injectable Drug Information | e-book

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Chloramphenicol POM to P

Clarinaze allergy control POM to P

Clinical audit

Clinical check

Clinical documentation for pharmacists

Clinical governance

Clinical Pharmacy, Oxford Handbook | e-book

Common clinical conditions service

Compliance aids (MCA) best practice

Compounding sterile preparations | e-book

Confidence in consultation skills

Contraceptive POM to P

Controlled drugs

Controlled drugs – prescribing

Controlled drugs – requisitions

Controlled drugs – safe custody

Counselling people on medicines

Desogestrel POM to P

Drugs and driving

Emergency hormonal contraception (EHC) POM to P

Emergency supply

Enteral Feeding – drug administration | e-book

Error reporting standards

Errors – how to deal with them professionally

Estradiol vaginal tablet POM to P


Fasting and medicine use

Fit notes

Handling dispensing errors

Herbal medicines


Labelling of medicines

Lactation – drugs in | e-book

Laxatives – OTC stimulant laxatives in community

Lidocaine GSL to P

Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines in Psychiatry | e-book

Medical devices

Medication history

Medication review

Medicine shortages – community pharmacy

Medicine shortages – secondary care (England)

Medicines adherence

Medicines optimisation

Mometasone POM to P

Near miss errors

Neonatal Formulary | e-book

New medicines, better use of medicines

Orlistat POM to P

Palliative Care, Oxford Handbook | e-book

Patient consultations

Patient Safety Professional Standards - Responding to Patient Safety Incidents

Penicillin allergy checklist


Pharmacogenomics and AMS

Pharmacy alerts

Podiatrists – supply of medicines

Poisons and chemicals


POM to P changes

Pregnancy drugs in | e-book


Prescribing – Non-Medical Prescribing Textbook | e-book

Prescribing competency framework

Prescribing Medicines for Children | e-book

Prescribing safely and confidently

Pseudoephedrine & ephedrine

Psychiatry prescribing | e-book

Psychopharmacology | e-book

Raising concerns – whistleblowing

Ramadan and medicine use


Renal Drug Handbook | e-book

Reporting adverse events

Retinoids and pregnancy

Retinoids and the Pregnancy Prevention Programme

Safe and secure handling of medicines


Salbutamol inhalers – schools

Sildenafil POM to P


Sumatriptan POM to P

Symptoms in the pharmacy | e-book

Tadalafil POM to P

Transfer of care

Valproate and the Pregnancy Prevention Programme

Veterinary medicines 

Welsh language

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Research Skills

Research and evaluation guide - the full guide covers:

  • Clinical audit
  • Introduction to Research
  • Turning your ideas into a research project
  • Research funding
  • Research methods
  • Reporting, publishing, dissemination and communication