Although it is a common poison of choice in murder mysteries, arsenic was used as a cure for disease in the late Victorian era. From the questionable rituals of the Tudor period to lobotomies of the 1900s, through history we have seen too many crazy medical practices. Thankfully, today’s pharmaceutical industry is far more sophisticated and more heavily regulated. However, it is not just medicine itself that has advanced, so has the pharmaceutical packaging designed to protect and store these products. Here, Oliver Pittock at Valley Northern explains the importance of pharmaceutical packaging and what pharmacies should consider when choosing what to invest in.