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COVID-19: our priorities for policy and research dissemination

23 Apr 2020 published April 2020

Dr Anna Zecharia (Director, Policy and Public Affairs) and Kathryn Wilson (Director, Research Dissemination) set out the Society's approach to research dissemination during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Message from our CEO on COVID-19

06 Apr 2020 published April 2020

We have put a proactive plan in place to protect and reduce risk to our members and staff, while continuing our services during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

Message from our President on COVID-19

06 Apr 2020 published April 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, our priority is the safety and wellbeing of our community of staff and members, and we will be supporting you in several different ways throughout these uncertain times.

Your Society: Rachel's first message as CEO

01 Apr 2020 in Your Society published April 2020

Read Rachel's first blog on joining the Society in unprecedented times

President's message: Key dates for your diary

25 Feb 2020 in President's message published February 2020

Munir shares some of his highlights from this year's calendar including the President's Lecture.

To Australia and back, via New Zealand

10 Feb 2020 in Prizes, awards and grants published February 2020

The 2019 Outstanding Young Investigator Award winner shares his experiences from this 3 week visit to the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbourne, Australia.

President's Message: A clear vision for 2020

23 Jan 2020 in President's message published January 2020

Munir delievers his first message as President and looks to the year ahead.

House of Lords evidence session highlights the role of clinical pharmacology in healthy ageing

03 Jan 2020 published January 2020

Our Education, Engagement and Policy Officer, Natalie Harrison, reports on the recent inquiry into ageing held by House of Lords Science and Technology Committee 

President's Message: Fond farewells, and looking to the future

20 Dec 2019 in President's message published December 2019

For his final blog, Steve looks back on his time as president and wraps up this year's annual meeting.

What are the risks of prescribing morphine to opioid-dependent patients, and is there an alternative?

26 Nov 2019 in Young pharmacologists published November 2019

In the context of the global opioid crisis, the use of morphine as a replacement for validated treatments may seem worrying, as the extent of the practice and its potential risks are unknown. However, analysis of French health insurance databases has provided some answers.

Avoiding addiction using biased opioids – can it really work?

19 Nov 2019 in Young pharmacologists published November 2019

Are biased opioids the real ‘holy grail’ of opioid research? Can biased opioids avoid the pitfall of addiction?