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This new edition ofthis highly popular book provides an outline of the law that affects thepractice of pharmacy in Great Britain. It incorporates material from a widerange of well-known individuals in academia, professional and legal practiceand has been fully revised in line with current law and regulation.
In particular, thechapters on controlled drugs and poisons have been completely rewritten to makethem more accessible, information on Falsified Medicines Directive andpharmacovigilance has been added to all the relevant chapters and there is commentaryon the latest standards and guidance from the General Pharmaceutical Council. Thechapter on Fitness to Practise has also been considerably enhanced with new caselaw and revised procedural protocols and the chapter organisation has been re-orderedand consolidated. Chapters 2-16 now cover all human medicines legislation,including controlled drugs; chapter 17 covers legislation on animal medicines.A new chapter 18 consolidates the law on poisons, denatured alcohols andchemicals.
The book is an invaluablesource for pharmacy undergraduates, pre-registration students and pharmacistsin all branches of the profession, and also for others in Britain and overseaswho may need some knowledge of contemporary British law relating to medicinesand poisons and pharmacy professional regulation.