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Legal advice, consultancy and training

Some questions require the expertise of someone with knowledge of pharmacy practice, ethics and the law. PLEA does not itself offer a question and answer service; pharmacists who have day to day queries on legal and ethical aspects of pharmacy practice may wish to use the support service at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society or other pharmacy bodies (see links). However, some PLEA members offer in a professional capacity legal advice, consultancy, court or tribunal representation or training in matters of pharmacy law and ethics.

The PLEA Directory of Consultants allows interested parties to connect with an expert in pharmacy and law or ethics.

Please note: The Pharmacy Law and Ethics Association does not endorse or guarantee the services of any member in the Directory of Consultants. The Directory is provided as a service to PLEA members and to the profession of pharmacy and should not be construed as an express or implied endorsement of the member's services.

Click here for the Directory of Consultants

Resources (also see Links)

Recorded lectures
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society makes recorded lectures from its webinars on a wide variety of subjects.
Available now at RPS webinars

Principles of confidentiality and how to apply them, November 2011, Professor Joy Wingfield

Principles of consent and how to apply them, October 2011, Professor Joy Wingfield

Professional negligence, civil law and the duty of care, Professor Joy Wingfield

Joy Wingfield and Karen Pickford, Dale and Appelbe's Pharmacy and Medicines Law, 11th edition, (2017) Pharmaceutical Press

Nigel Morley, Controlled Drugs in Primary Care, the Law, Probity and Good Practice 3rd Edition (01604 859000) rrp £39.95, price to PLEA members £20

Peter Weedle and Leonie Clarke, Pharmacy and Medicines Law in Ireland, (2011), Pharmaceutical Press