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Financial support to attend annual ESCP symposium

ESCP is awarding financial support to attend the 48th Symposium of European Society of Clinical Pharmacy (ESCP) in Ljubljana (Slovenia) from 23-25 October 2019. ESCP actively promotes the education of clinical pharmacists from developing countries. One way of doing this is to make the ESCP Symposium more accessible to...

How „Apothecary Intelligence“ could improve pharmaceutical care

Everybody is talking about Artificial Intelligence (AI) and whether computer algorithms will take over the jobs of pharmacists, physicians, and other healthcare professionals. The new book Pharmaceutical Care in Digital Revolution by pharmacist Claudia Rijcken offers a refreshing new perspective: How to combine the...

ESCP social media guidelines online

Many of us are active on facebook, LinkedIn, twitter … but how should we act there? Where should we post what kind of posts? The communication committee on behalf of the general committee published the social media guidelines of the ESCP online. Have a look at our...

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ESCP Research Grant 2016 winners publish their study

The ESCP research grant winners from 2016 have just published their study in PLos One. This collaborative work, which involved researchers from the UK, Ireland and Malta, was a systematic review of the methodological approaches used to assess clinical outcomes of pharmacy-based management of minor ailments. The main finding was that the...

Readmission to primary care: the role of community pharmacists post-discharge

Receiving care in multiple health care settings often means that patients obtain medication from different prescribers. Unfortunately, medication information is often poorly documented and poorly transferred between health care settings which introduces the risk on drug-related problems (DRPs). Previous studies often focused at medication...

ESCP initiates Special Interest Group for Clinical Decision Support

Medication safety and rational pharmacotherapy using specific disease and patient characteristics are central aspects in current healthcare practice. With increasing knowledge of different factors influencing pharmacotherapy, CDS is becoming increasingly important as an aid to reach optimal outcomes for the individual patient. CDS systems can...

Background information on the ESCP Annual Symposium in Heidelberg

The next ESCP annual symposium in Heidelberg is only days away. To get you into the right mood, we took a look at the current situation of clinical pharmacy in Germany and present you the two symposium presidents; Hanna Seidling and Ulrich Jaehde. This article was first published in the...

How to create a pharmacy service?

Current challenges in pharmacy practice include the normalisation of pharmacy services into routine healthcare practice. Existing frameworks for health program planning provide robust guidelines for developing, implementing and evaluating health interventions and services and so can help to overcome existing challenges. Pharmacy services are...

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