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 The practice of pharmacy in secondary and tertiary care has changed dramatically over recent years, corresponding to considerable changes in modern healthcare provision. The pharmacy department is now an established part of most hospitals — the pharmacy team playing a pivotal role in patient care. Hospital Pharmacy outlines the changes in pharmacy practice within the hospital setting and discusses the vast range of services that are now provided. Each chapter is devoted to an area of pharmacy practice and discusses its history, current practice and future developments. As well as considering well-established facets of hospital pharmacy practice, such as technical services and clinical pharmacy, this hospital pharmacy book pdf text also covers the evolving relationship of the hospital pharmacy with other healthcare departments. This hospital pharmacy book pdf book is essential reading for pharmacy undergraduates, preregistration graduates and newly qualified pharmacists. With its broad, all-encompassing coverage it will also be of interest to other healthcare professionals.

 

Table of Contents For The Hospital Pharmacy Management Pdf

Prefacexi
About the editorxiii
Contributorsxv
Abbreviationsxvii
Introductionxix
Hospital pharmacyxix
Documents key in hospital pharmacy’s developmentxxi
Conclusionxxii
Referencesxxiii
Further readingxxiii
1Hospital pharmacy within the National Health Service1
History1
The new NHS until 20023
Evolution of primary care organisations5
Scotland6
Wales6
Northern Ireland6
Shifting the Balance of Power7
The NHS Plan7
NHS hospital trusts8
Pharmacy’s place in a trust10
Pharmacy staff13
The future14
References15
Further reading15
2Purchasing medicines17
Background17
History18
Hospital procurement and the application of EU legislation20
The strengths of the contracting process22
The organisation of hospital contracts22
Systems and processes24
Recent changes25
Local arrangements25
The future27
References27
Further reading28
3Medicines supply29
History30
Current practice31
The future42
References44
Further reading45
4Technical services47
History48
Repackaging (prepacking, assembly)51
Non-sterile manufacture54
Sterile manufacture57
Aseptic preparation60
Education and training for hospital technical services67
Health and safety and environmental issues68
The future68
Acknowledgement70
References70
Further reading71
5Quality assurance73
The NHS quality agenda and the role of the QA pharmacist74
The aims of NHS pharmaceutical quality assurance services76
Development, issue, implementation and monitoring of standards and guidance78
Quality assurance and quality control of medicines78
Quality assurance of pharmacy services79
Quality assurance of aseptic services80
Quality audit81
Advisory services81
Research and development82
Testing piped medical gas installations82
Training of pharmacy staff82
Defective medicines83
Laboratory services83
Environmental monitoring services86
The future87
References88
Further reading90
6Medicines information91
History91
Structure and activities92
Aims and strategy93
Roles and skills95
Ethics and legal issues95
Clinical governance and risk management99
Customers/users104
Activities105
Specialist information services113
Information resources114
Information technology115
Staffing and training116
The future118
Conclusion118
References119
Further reading120
7Clinical pharmacy services121
Definition of medicines management121
Ward pharmacy121
History122
Clinical pharmacy124
Pharmaceutical care125
Activities that are components of the delivery of pharmaceutical care in hospitals126
Services linked to clinical specialities136
Moving into prescribing143
The future145
References146
Further reading150
8Strategic medicines management151
Clinical risk151
Financial risk151
History152
Strategic medicines management in practice154
External influences on strategic medicines management in hospitals165
Conclusion167
References168
Further reading169
9Managing risk171
Controls assurance171
Quality in the NHS174
Risk management178
Conclusion184
References184
Further reading186
10Community services pharmacy187
History187
What are community health services?190
Advice190
Supply192
Information195
Education and training195
Monitoring safe practices with medicines196
Supporting the implementation of public health programmes196
School nursing and school vaccination programmes196
Residential and nursing home – inspection and training197
Supporting intermediate and continuing care services for the elderly198
Support for people with learning disabilities199
Working with other agencies199
The future200
References201
Further reading202
11Information technology203
History203
Electronic data interchange204
Stock control systems205
Electronic patient record206
Automation208
Conclusion209
References209
Further reading210
12Research and development211
Definitions211
History212
Project design214
The future220
References221
Further reading222
13Education and training223
History223
The present day225
Management and leadership229
The future229
References230
Further reading231
14Managing services233
Pharmacy management233
Business planning236
Preparing a business case237
Budget management238
Benchmarking240
Staff management243
Conclusion251
References251
Further reading251
15Support organisations253
Hospital Pharmacists Group (HPG)253
British Pharmaceutical Students Association (BPSA)254
The College of Pharmacy Practice (CPP)254
United Kingdom Clinical Pharmacy Association (UKCPA)258
European Society of Clinical Pharmacy (ESCP)259
Centres for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education261
Guild of Healthcare Pharmacists (GHP)264
References265
Further reading265
Index267





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