Hospital Pharmacy outlines the changes in pharmacy practice within the hospital setting and discusses the vast range of services that are provided. Each chapter is devoted to an area of pharmacy practice and discusses its history, current practice and future developments. This new edition has been completely revised and updated and includes new chapters on: pharmacy in the acute independent sector; controlled drugs in hospital pharmacy; pharmacist prescribing; mental health; and consultant pharmacists. This book is essential reading for pharmacy undergraduates, pre-registration graduates and newly qualified pharmacists as well as a key reference text for all hospital pharmacists departments. With its broad all-encompassing coverage it will also be of interest to other healthcare professionals.