Date of release: 3rd March 2013
Finding out about the role of the pharmacist and how service users can get the most from them.
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Paul Evans speaks to Professor David Taylor from the University College London School of Pharmacy about the perceptions and reality of the pharmacist’s role and their skills. Pharmacist Emma Hinks talks about how pharmacists can help you with services like the Medicines Use Review (MUR), which looks at how you are getting on with your medicines. We also hear about the increasing emphasis on pharmacists communicating with their service users, working together with other services and recommending non-pharmaceutical forms of treatment.
In this programme:
* Professor David Taylor, Professor of Pharmaceutical and Public Health Policy at the University College London School of Pharmacy
* Emma Hinks, Community Pharmacy Facilitator for Cwm Taf Health Board in South Wales, Pharmacist at Prince Charles Hospital in Merthyr