Pharmacists and Quackery

Over a number of years I have been involved in some attempts to limit the effect of quackery in pharmacy, speaking at the British Science Festival at a Royal Pharmaceutical Society debate, speaking out about the regulation of homeopathic pharmacies, and trying in the past to change the Royal Pharmaceutical…

Evidence and pharmacists

Two recent news items made me think about pharmacists and our relationship to evidence based medicine. A few weeks ago I was part of an expert panel on over-the-counter (OTC) remedies organised by Which? Magazine, which was reported reasonably widely. They were interested in the products their readers buy, whether they…