Neil Johnston is a pharmacist who trained as a management consultant. He was the first consultant to service the pharmacy profession and commenced practice as a full time consultant in 1972, specialising in community pharmacy management, pharmacy systems, preventive medicine and the marketing of professional services.
He has owned, or part-owned a total of six pharmacies during his career, and for a decade spent time both as a clinical pharmacist and Chief Pharmacist in the public hospital system.
He has been editor of i2P since 2000.
Scotland has long displayed a talent for identifying the care role for pharmacists and expanding that role by supporting [...]
Click on image for a larger view The concept and practice of Self Care has been part of pharmacy core business for as long [...]
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