Journal of Pharmacy Management - Jul 2021
AIM OF THE JoPM The aim of the JoPM is to play an influential part in shaping pharmacy practice. The JoPM provides a vehicle to enable healthcare professionals to stimulate ideas in colleagues and disseminate good practice that others can adapt or develop to suit their local circumstances. READERSHIP The JoPM is available on a controlled circulation basis to pharmacy teammembers and industry colleagues who work with them. To receive the JoPM, please go to www.pharman.co.uk , c lick on the ‘PM Journals’ tab and follow the process for registration. EDITORIAL BOARD Details of members of the Editorial Board are shown at the end of the journal. Their varied experience guides the development of the JoPM and ensures that it provides a useful resource for readers. PUBLISHING YOUR WORK Guidance for Authors is available under the 'Journals' tab at: www.pharman.co.uk . A ll submissions should be sent electronically to the Editor (
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