This text is a comprehensive guide to law and ethics for pharmacy practice in the UK. Since publication of the first edition in 1976, it has become established as the standard student textbook and reference work on this subject in the UK. It includes information on the law that affects the practice of pharmacy in the UK, complete coverage of the pharmacy undergraduate and pre-registration syllabus and British law relating to medicines and poisons. This tenth edition has been substantially updated in connection with the advent of the GPhC and the new PLB, and revision of the Medicines Act.
1. Sources of Law; 2. Medicines Act 1968: Scope and Administration; 3. Medicines Act 1968: The Licensing System; 4. Medicines Act 1968: Sales Promotion of Medicinal Products; 5. Medicines Act 1968: Retail Pharmacy Business; 6. Medicines Act 1968: Pharmacy Medicines; 7. Medicines Act 1968: General Sale Medicines; 8. Medicines Act 1968: Prescription Only Medicines; 9. Medicines Act 1968: Retail Sale and Supply; 10. Medicines Act 1968: Wholesale Dealing; 11. Medicines Act 1968: Sale and Supply of Homeopathic Medicines for Human Use; 12. Medicines Act 1968: Herbal Medicines; 13. Veterinary Medicinal Products; 14. Medicines Act 1968: Prohibitions for Protection of the Purchaser; 15. Medicines Act 1968: Containers, Packages and Idenification; 16. Medicines Act 1968: Pharmacopoeias and Other Publications; 17. Controlled Drugs; 18. Poisons and Pesticides; 19. Alcohol and Denatured Alcohol; 20. Dangerous Substances and Consumer Protection; 21. Miscellaneous Legislation Affecting Pharmacy; 22. Pharmacy Regulation and Leadership; 23. Professional Conduct; 24. Fitness to Practice; 25. Organisation of Other Health Professionals; 26A. National Health Service Law and Organisation; 26B. English Pharmacy; 26C. Scottish Pharmacy; 26D. Welsh Pharmacy; 27. Legal Decisions Affecting Pharmacy; Appendix 1: The Medicines Act 1968: Medicinal Products; Appendix 2: Medicines Act 1968: Prohibition of Non-medicinal Antimicrobial Substances; Appendix 3: The Medicines Regulations SI 2008 No 2789; Appendix 4: Medicines Act 1968: Veterinary Drugs: Pharmacy & Merchants List; Appendix 5: Misuse of Drugs Act 1971; Appendix 6: Misuse of Drugs Regulations 1985; Appendix 7: The Poisons List Order 1982; Appendix 8: The Poisons Rules 1982; Appendix 9: Substances and Preparations Dangerous to Supply; Appendix 10: Medicines Act 1968: Patient Group Directions