- Thoroughly updated to reflect regulatory and legal developments in areas including employment law, online transactions and internet pharmacies, non-medical prescribing and more
- Takes an intuitive, problem-solving approach and discusses topics thematically rather than by statute to show how all of the larger pieces fit together
- The electronic version of this book contains valuable links to provide readers with the most current information in a rapidly changing subject area
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.
MPharm students and pre-registration students, practicing pharmacists and professors of pharmacy in the UK. Secondary audiences may include pharmacy technicians, NHS professionals and lawyers specializing in pharmacy law.