March 30th 2020

Presentations at national conferences and courses can have a lasting influence on symptom management. Following a talk at one of the ‘Oxford’ courses(1), an increasing number of prescribers are now using ranitidine to reduce the secretions which make inoperable bowel obstruction such a challenging condition. Treatment in the past would often involve insertion of a nasogastric tube…

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February 11th 2019

Ashtons provides a wide range of training courses, including e-learning and clinical training seminars. You can now choose from seven clinical training seminars including: Medicines management, Anaphylaxis, Diabetes and insulin, Drug interactions, Safer medicines administration, Controlled Drugs, Patient group directions. We have also added a smaller training course on cannabis…

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January 29th 2018

The Ashtons Live View system facilitates the electronic reporting of pharmacist audits and communication between the pharmacist and clinical staff in the hospital. The pharmacists report any clinical interventions, audits and compliance issues following their ward visits and this information is emailed to the relevant staff and managers. The hospital…

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