eBook Pharmacy Law and Practice, 5th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0123946182
  • ISBN-13: 9780123946188
  • DDC: 344.0416
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 570 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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The fifth edition of Pharmacy Law and Practice provides a straightforward and useable guide for students, practitioners, academics and others interested in pharmacy law and practice in the United Kingdom. This multi-dimensional book includes discussions of socio-political influences on legal developments to provide greater insight to the reader. It clearly sets out the background to regulatory issues together with simple and practical statements of what a pharmacist has to do to obey the law. As in previous editions, this book discusses topics thematically rather than by statute. It is a unique and reader-friendly guide that boils down the complex or difficult language of the law, describes the reasons behind it, and illustrates the application to pharmacy practice.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: The National Health Service: History of the National Health Service from Conception to Latest Changes.
2: Administration of the NHS: The New Administrative Structure of the NHS.
3: NHS Pharmaceutical Services in the Community.
4: The Drug Tariff: Reimbursement and Remuneration Structure for Community Pharmacy.
5: Applications to Dispense NHS Scripts.
6: Rural Dispensing.
7: Prescription Charges.
8: The Interests of the Public.
9: Complaints and Breaches of the Terms of Service.
10: Retail Pharmacy.
11: The Manufacture and Licensing of Medicinal Products.
12: Control on Sales of Medicines.
13: Emergency Supplies, Deliveries and Faxed Prescriptions.
14: Unlicensed Products.
15: Traditional and Alternative Medicines.
16: Controlled Drugs.
17: Labelling, Leaflets, Packaging and Advertising.
18: Poisons and Dangerous Substances.
19: Patient Group Directions.
20: Non-Medical Prescribing.
21: Rights of Access.
22: Confidentiality.
23: Consent.
24: The European Union.
25: The Pharmacy Profession.
26: Liability in Negligence.
27: Business Premises.
28: Business Associations.
29: The Sale of Goods.
30: Employment Law.
31: Human Rights.