Pharmacy Law and Practice / Edition 2

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This textbook explains what pharmacy students and practicing pharmacists need to know about pharmacy and the law, including recent changes in the National Health Service. The book provides easy accessibility amd concise, yet comprehensive information. There have been many changes in the NHS and in the law relating to pharmacy since the first edition was written. Therefore, the book has been thoroughly revised, and the text re-organized.

British orientation, covers the drug tariff, retail pharmacy, labeling & containers, poisons list, etc.

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Reviews aspects of pharmacy law and regulations of the National Health Service in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland (as of April 1st, 1997), related to the practice of the community pharmacist. Twenty-six chapters examine the administration of the NHS, applications to dispense NHS prescriptions, the drug tariff, manufacturing and licensing of medicinal products, the medicines act and HIV testing kits, labeling and container regulations, controlled drugs, liability in negligence, employment law, and the legal ramifications of the European Union. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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"A comprehensive guide to the law and practice of pharmacy."Chemist and Druggist
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780632048090
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/29/1997
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 6.16 (w) x 9.22 (h) x 1.17 (d)

Meet the Author

Merrills and Fisher
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Table of Contents

Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Table of Cases
Table of Statutes
Table of Statutory Instruments
List of Abbreviations
1 The National Health Service 1
2 Administration of the NHS 11
3 Applications to Dispense NHS Prescriptions 18
4 Rural Dispensing 26
5 Terms of Service 31
6 The Drug Tariff 47
7 Prescription Charges 56
8 Complaints and Discipline 61
9 Retail Pharmacy 71
10 Manufacture and Licensing of Medicinal Products 77
11 Control of Sales of Medicines 85
12 Special Circumstances 102
13 Hospitals and the Medicines Act 108
14 Miscellaneous Medicines Act Matters and HIV Testing Kits 111
15 Labelling and Containers 118
16 Other Health Professions and Medicines 129
17 Poisons and Other Controls 136
18 Controlled Drugs 144
19 Confidentiality and Records 164
20 The European Union 171
21 The Pharmacy Profession 177
22 Liability in Negligence 189
23 Business Premises 196
24 Business Associations 211
25 The Sale of Goods 228
26 Employment Law 251
App. 1 Definitions 277
App. 2 National Health Service Act 1977 283
App. 3 Medicines Act 1968 287
App. 4 The Medicines (Products other than Veterinary Drugs) (Prescription Only) Order 1983 295
App. 5 NHS (PS) Regulation 1992 Schedule 2 303
App. 6 The Medicines for Human Use (Marketing Authorisations Etc.) Regulations 1994 313
App. 7 The Code of Ethics of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain 325
Index 359
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