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We want your best practice!

authored by Dr. Filipa Alve…
published on 2nd Oct, 2020 in category: ESCP organisation

The International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy (IJCP) and the European Society of Clinical Pharmacy (ESCP) have joined forces to launch a new series of ‘Best Clinical Pharmacy Practice papers’. We are calling for clinical pharmacy practices and education that describe innovative and sustainable clinical pharmacy practices worth sharing, to be…

Wanted: Editor-in-Chief for IJCP

authored by Dr. Samuel Allemann
published on 22nd Sep, 2020 in category: ESCP organisation

Springer Nature and the European Society of Clinical Pharmacy (ESCP) announce an opportunity for an exceptional candidate to serve as Editor-in-Chief of the journal, International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy (IJCP).

In memoriam Foppe van Mil

authored by Dr. Samuel Allemann
published on 21st Jul, 2020 in category: ESCP organisation

With deepest sadness we have to announce to you that Foppe van Mill, ESCP fellow, passed away last Saturday. It is almost impossible to describe what Foppe brought for clinical pharmacy in general and ESCP in more specific.

Examples of Clinical and Hospital Pharmacy Services for COVID19 patients

authored by Dr. Samuel Allemann
published on 4th Jun, 2020 in category: Infectious disease

The European Society of Clinical Pharmacy (ESCP) and the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) announce a call for examples of Clinical and Hospital Pharmacy Services for COVID19 patients valuable to share. Summarize your activities in a 2-3 minute self-made video to be shared online with your colleagues across Europe.

ESCP Symposium in Lisbon postponed

authored by Dr Bart Van den Bemt
published on 29th Apr, 2020 in category: ESCP organisation

With great regret we have to inform you that the General Committee has decided to postpone the ESCP-autumn Symposium 2020 in Lisbon to October 2021. Continuing with organizing our symposium will result in too much uncertainties with respect to safety, finances and number of participants.

ESCP and COVID-19

authored by Dr Bart Van den Bemt
published on 24th Mar, 2020 in category: ESCP organisation

The ESCP realizes that we are in extraordinary times with a COVID-19 virus affecting our private and working life. Many people, including clinical pharmacists, are working to control the virus and its consequences.

Interprofessional Guideline to support patients with oral anticoagulation therapy

authored by Dr. Filipa Alve…
published on 3rd Jul, 2019 in category: Education

International experts in anticoagulation launch an interprofessional Guideline to support patients receiving oral therapy. iPACT (International Pharmacists for Anticoagulation Care Taskforce) made 18 recommendations in the new Guideline, providing the base for optimization of oral anticoagulation care for patients across different countries and…

Financial support to attend annual ESCP symposium

authored by Pr Stewart Derek
published on 17th Jun, 2019 in category: ESCP organisation

ESCP is awarding financial support to attend the 48th Symposium of European Society of Clinical Pharmacy (ESCP) in Ljubljana (Slovenia) from 23-25 October 2019. ESCP actively promotes the education of clinical pharmacists from developing countries. One way of doing this is to make the ESCP Symposium more accessible to…

How „Apothecary Intelligence“ could improve pharmaceutical care

authored by Dr. Samuel Allemann
published on 11th Apr, 2019 in category: Education

Everybody is talking about Artificial Intelligence (AI) and whether computer algorithms will take over the jobs of pharmacists, physicians, and other healthcare professionals. The new book Pharmaceutical Care in Digital Revolution by pharmacist Claudia Rijcken offers a refreshing new perspective: How to combine the…

ESCP social media guidelines online

authored by Franciska Desplenter
published on 18th Mar, 2019 in category: ESCP organisation

Many of us are active on facebook, LinkedIn, twitter … but how should we act there? Where should we post what kind of posts? The communication committee on behalf of the general committee published the social media guidelines of the ESCP online. Have a look at our…

ESCP Research Grant 2018 awarded

authored by Pr Stewart Derek
published on 14th Nov, 2018 in category: Integrated Primary Care

Every two years, ESCP awards a research grant which aims to allow the recipients to undertake research that has the potential to advance clinical pharmacy in Europe. The grant is open to all ESCP members and affiliated with organisations based in Europe. The ESCP research grant for 2018 was awarded to a submission led by Dr Katie MacLure of…

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ESCP Research Grant 2016 winners publish their study

authored by Pr Stewart Derek
published on 7th Oct, 2018 in category: Integrated Primary Care

The ESCP research grant winners from 2016 have just published their study in PLos One. This collaborative work, which involved researchers from the UK, Ireland and Malta, was a systematic review of the methodological approaches used to assess clinical outcomes of pharmacy-based management of minor ailments. The main finding was that the…

Readmission to primary care: the role of community pharmacists post-discharge

authored by Dr. Samuel Allemann
published on 5th Dec, 2017 in category: Integrated Primary Care

Receiving care in multiple health care settings often means that patients obtain medication from different prescribers. Unfortunately, medication information is often poorly documented and poorly transferred between health care settings which introduces the risk on drug-related problems (DRPs). Previous studies often focused at medication…

ESCP initiates Special Interest Group for Clinical Decision Support

authored by Pieter Cornu
published on 27th Nov, 2017 in category: Clinical Decision Support System

Medication safety and rational pharmacotherapy using specific disease and patient characteristics are central aspects in current healthcare practice. With increasing knowledge of different factors influencing pharmacotherapy, CDS is becoming increasingly important as an aid to reach optimal outcomes for the individual patient. CDS systems can…

Background information on the ESCP Annual Symposium in Heidelberg

authored by hanna.seidling_546
published on 4th Oct, 2017 in category: ESCP organisation

The next ESCP annual symposium in Heidelberg is only days away. To get you into the right mood, we took a look at the current situation of clinical pharmacy in Germany and present you the two symposium presidents; Hanna Seidling and Ulrich Jaehde. This article was first published in the…

How to create a pharmacy service?

authored by Dr. Daniel Saba…
published on 28th Jul, 2017 in category: Integrated Primary Care

Current challenges in pharmacy practice include the normalisation of pharmacy services into routine healthcare practice. Existing frameworks for health program planning provide robust guidelines for developing, implementing and evaluating health interventions and services and so can help to overcome existing challenges. Pharmacy services are…

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