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Author: Created: Monday, February 20, 2012
This section provides information about some of the activities and events CoAcS are involved in.
By Richard Backhouse on Thursday, January 28, 2016
The latest MiDatabank ADR reporting figures from the MHRA have been compiled and supplied to CoAcS via the UKMi. Whilst ADRs are regrettable, their reporting (using the Yellow Card system) is crucial to increasing patient safety. In summary, 2,949 reports were made via MiDatabank up to 31st December 2015. See below for more details.
By Richard Backhouse on Monday, December 14, 2015
Recently, Nahdi completed setting the infrastructure for the first care center for diabetic patients in their pharmacies that contains a unit for educating visitors about the disease and how to reduce its effects. For the first time in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Nahdi will be using the electronic program (ePMRx) in the center, which allows printing full data about the patient, medication and dosage prescribed. In addition, the pharmacist will get alerted through the program in the case that the current prescriptions being taken by the patient displays undesirable symptoms, which will assist in eliminating future errors.
By Richard Backhouse on Monday, November 23, 2015
The 18th Scientific Congress of the Association of the Pharmacy Colleges in the Arab World was held in Khartoum, Sudan on 18-20 November 2015. The theme of the conference was 'Harmonization of pharmacy education and practice'.
By Richard Backhouse on Thursday, October 22, 2015
MiCAL v15 now has the Pharmaceutical Society’s (RPS) quality mark as an accredited training tool for pharmacists and the wider healthcare team. This shows UKMi’s commitment to supporting the future development of the professions and the wider healthcare team. The MiCAL editorial team are committed to delivering high quality professional development to RPS members (and non-members) and associated healthcare colleagues.
By Richard Backhouse on Monday, July 6, 2015
MiDatabank is to be used to log enquiries in a new medicines information service in Lagos, Nigeria. The new service has been set up by Monitor Healthcare Ltd.
By Richard Backhouse on Tuesday, June 30, 2015
The CoAcS prize for best Overseas Placement performance by a final year Pharmacy student at the University of Bath is Alethea Charlton Her placement was at the Pharmacy Schools in the University of Copenhagen.
By Richard Backhouse on Monday, June 29, 2015
The new version of MiDatabank is available for download on request. This latest version includes some obvious new user features (like a spell check and new reports); additional ADR fields and updates and a few behind the scenes changes. The full list of changes are as follows...
By Richard Backhouse on Friday, March 13, 2015
CoAcS hosting provider, MDS Technologies, are upgrading their premises and operations.
By Richard Backhouse on Monday, December 22, 2014
The new version of MiDatabank configured for use in Primary Care is now available.
By Richard Backhouse on Tuesday, November 11, 2014
To increase the coverage and availability of our CAL packages in the 'College of Pharmacy' website, we have re-written more titles in HTML5.