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Listen to your curiosity about how to improve patient care through research

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Tommy Eriksson, deputy editor of this journal, has urged our readers to consider undertaking research and publishing it in the European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy (EJHP) to highlight innovations and developments in science and promoting safe effective and cost-effective pharmaceutical care.1

So why don’t you get involved in research? You’re reading this journal so you must be interested in improving patient care?

My fellow associate editor Paul le Brun makes a persuasive argument about the need for pharmacists to retain the knowledge and skills in the preparation and analysis of medicines to perform product-focussed research.2 He rightly points out that there is no patient care without product care. However there is also no patient care without blood tests or diagnostic imaging, the majority of which is provided …

Correspondence to Steven David Williams, Pharmacy, Westbourne Medical Centre, Bournemouth BH4 9HJ, UK; stevethechemist{at}

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