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Sunday 16 June 2019

Christine Clark

BSc MSc PhD FRPharmS

Christine Clark has extensive experience of practice, teaching and research in clinical pharmacy. She now works as a freelance writer and consultant

Articles by this author

Thu 28 January
Thu 28 January
Home intravenous therapy, antibiotic stewardship, medicines reconciliation and biosimilars were just some of the topics addressed by experts describing recent developments at the B Braun Medical Patient Safety Symposium
Fri 16 October
Fri 16 October
Urgent care pharmacists, workforce planning, appropriate sedation in intensive care, and global pharmacy were all key topics at the joint GHP/UKCPA conference
Thu 15 October
Thu 15 October
Antibiotic resistance, innovative treatment for heart failure, the role of the microbiome and novel approaches in cancer treatment were all topics addressed at the German Hospital Pharmacists’ (ADKA) Congress held in Mannheim in May 2015
Thu 15 October
Thu 15 October
Improving the quality of medication error reports and improving the learning from such reports are the twin aims of a 2014 Patient Safety Alert in England and Wales
Mon 10 August
Mon 10 August
Nearly 700 participants gathered in Copenhagen for the European Society of Clinical Pharmacy Symposium. Topics included antibiotic resistance, person-centred risk management plans and medication safety for housebound patients
Mon 10 August
Mon 10 August
More than 3500 participants from 74 countries gathered in Hamburg in March for the 20th Congress of EAHP. Key themes included medication safety, biosimilars, women's health issues and learning from the nuclear power industry
Mon 10 August
Mon 10 August
Conferences provide the opportunity to showcase your own work, learn from the work of others and share experiences and ideas. Conference reports allow many more people to reap the benefits than could possibly attend in person
Thu 28 May
Thu 28 May
A second-generation closed system transfer device both provides effective containment of hazardous drugs and prevents microbial ingress for a prolonged period and could therefore enable more economical use of expensive products
Thu 28 May
Thu 28 May
Experts from Europe and the USA described the risks of occupational exposure to cytotoxic drugs and the ways in which risks can be reduced during preparation and administration at a satellite symposium sponsored by Becton Dickinson
Thu 28 May
Thu 28 May
20,000 participants gathered in Anaheim, California for the 49th ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting. Key topics included the biology of nitric oxide, Ebola virus management, medication errors with insulin and pharmacy practice issues
Thu 28 May
Thu 28 May
Sun awareness and sun protection measures should not be confined to the beauty counter but be an essential part of every pharmacist’s professional activity as part of their role in providing disease prevention advice and product guidance
Mon 16 February
Mon 16 February
The introduction of a ready-to-use cefuroxime DUPLEX drug delivery system in Denmark promises to save money and avoid the risks of ward-based preparation
Mon 16 February
Mon 16 February
Rational fluid therapy, pharmacy practice in 2020, patient safety and human factors in healthcare were the main themes at the joint national conference of the UK Clinical Pharmacy Association and the Guild of Healthcare Pharmacists held in April 2014
Mon 16 February
Mon 16 February
Nearly 500 delegates gathered at the GERPAC conference in Hyères in France to discuss aspects of aseptic preparation including cytotoxic contamination in the workplace and home, risk assessment, disinfection and syringe integrity testing
Mon 16 February
Mon 16 February
Experts described safety-focused innovations in practice and emerging safety issues at a one-day symposium sponsored by B Braun Medical. Topics included fluid therapy, blood glucose control, biosimilars and drug error reduction software
Mon 16 February
Mon 16 February
A national pilot project to assess the impact of pharmacists working in emergency departments will start in February 2015. The results could establish clinical pharmacists as essential members of hospital emergency care teams
Tue 2 December
Tue 2 December
More than 800 pharmacists attended the German Hospital Pharmacists’ Association congress in Hamburg in May 2014. Key themes included electronic prescribing, unit dose dispensing, robotic preparation and decision-support systems
Tue 2 December
Tue 2 December
As with the launch meeting in 2013, the programme comprised a rousing keynote address followed by four concurrent streams allowing participants to pick and mix a personal programme to suit their individual interests
Tue 2 December
Tue 2 December
The cost of anticancer drugs is always controversial but using the drugs more intelligently and effectively could help to make the budget stretch
Fri 8 August
Fri 8 August
Experts discussed the risks of IV therapy and described experiences with innovative solutions, including paperless systems, smart pumps for chemotherapy and ready-to-use injections, at a satellite symposium sponsored by B Braun

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