Tests commissioned by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society demonstrated that medicines used to treat depression and mental illnesses purchased from illicit websites can be a real danger to patients. The research was documented by ITV News Investigation.
NHS Smokefree is launching a new 28-day quit challenge that will encourage smokers across England to stop smoking for 28 days during October. If smokers can stay smoke free for this time, they are five times more likely to stop for good. There will be lots of support to help people on their quitt
Responding to a Government consultation on tobacco packaging, the RPS has given its support for standardised and unappealing packaging with prominent health warnings.
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) supports the use of methadone as an effective maintenance and detoxification therapy for people wishing to recover and overcome their addiction to heroin and similar opiate drugs. Pharmacists dispensing methadone to drug misusers, often in difficult circumst
The annual Muslin pilgrimage to Mecca, the Hajj, will take place at the end of October. Muslims in Scotland who plan to make the pilgrimage must make sure they have received the correct vaccinations in order to enter Saudi Arabia.
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