ASPCP News

For hospice, hospital, community, clinical commissioning groups, research & academic pharmacists working in or with palliative care.

ASPCP Committee Nominations

We are looking for a new committee member to take the reins as either our membership secretary or as a joint membership secretary. Full training and handover will be provided by the outgoing membership secretary. As this may be quite a big step for someone new to the...

ASPCP 10th Annual Conference

We look forward to welcoming to our 10th annual conference at the Studios venue Birmingham on 16th November 2017. Registration is now open via Eventbrite. A draft programme is available on the Events...

End of Life Care Course for Pharmacists

A one day course on end of life care at the Sobell study centre in Oxford for practising pharmacists from hospital, community, hospice or GP practices. The course covers a variety of topics including managing symptoms at the end of life, deprescribing, syringe...

AGM reports

We are counting down to our 10th AGM which will be held during our annual conference on 16th November 2017. To ensure the smooth running of the meeting all papers and reports will be made available on the website in advance. The financial summary and draft...

New ASPCP Constitution

We would like to consult with all members on our updated ASPCP Constitution. The Constitution can only be changed at the AGM if two thirds of members agree to the change however we invite comments in advance from all members including those not attending the AGM....

UKCPA upcoming training events

The UKCPA has updated the events listing page and welcomes people to visit for more information. UKCPA events being held between September and December 2017 are: 23rd November, UKCPA Clinical Pharmacy Training Day, Leeds 24th – 25th November, UKCPA Conference 2017,...

ASPCP Annual Conference

Time is ticking to book on our annual conference on 16th November @thestudio Birmingham with only 12 places remaining! The final conference programme is now available and includes two talks from Dr Andrew Dickman following a last minute...

GPhC consultation

The GPhC are consulting on guidance for pharmacy owners on ensuring a safe and effective pharmacy team including registered and unregistered pharmacy staff. The consultation can be found via...

Pregabalin guidance in drug misuse

This guidance sets out how to reduce the risks for people using pregabalin. Though not specifically palliative care it makes an interesting read considering the increase in use and abuse of this drug. You may find the information on tolerance and withdrawal helpful...