Medicines, Ethics and Practice (MEP)

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MEP 44 corrections

New information, additions and amendments (in italics)





References and signposting to Dale and Appelbe's Pharmacy Law and Ethics

A new edition of Dale and Appelbe's Pharmacy Law and Ethics was published in July 2021 after MEP went to print. You can order a copy of the revised 12th edition from Pharmaceutical Press.


The example given for a Schedule 1 CD is incorrect and should read 'cannabis resin'

Some pharmacists ..... may be asked to deal with substances removed from patients on admission which may be Schedule 1 products (e.g. cannabis resin)

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