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By working in HIV medicine, Ghadeer Muqbill can stay on top of the latest research in drugs and best practice.
How to be an effective peer reviewerSubscription
The peer review process allows experts to analyse scientific research before it is published. Being a peer reviewer enables you to take part in the scientific process, build contacts and view your own work more objectively.
Being a trustee for a charity enables pharmacists to gain skills in leadership, organisation and teamwork. Ingrid Torjesen finds out what being a trustee involves and how you can become one.
Ensuring the quality of medicines manufacturers takes inspector David Churchward across the world.
Clinical diplomas, management courses and other advanced learning programmes can improve pharmacists’ knowledge and skills. But juggling work, learning and other responsibilities can be challenging — this article provides practical tips and guidance from those who have done it.
Hiring pharmacy counter assistants is about more than just recruiting friendly people who know how to use a till. Sasa Jankovic finds out what skills and knowledge counter assistants should have.
Why I enjoy inspecting pharmacies for the GPhCSubscription
Inspecting pharmacies for the General Pharmaceutical Council gives Helen Jackson the opportunity to engage the pharmacy team and see services improve.
The role of the consultant pharmacist in the NHSSubscription
First introduced to the NHS ten years ago, consultant pharmacists are leaders of the profession in education, research and in the delivery of expert pharmaceutical practice. Gareth Malson finds out what a career in consultant pharmacy looks like.
A career in homecare enables pharmacist Tariq Atchia to work at the interface of community and hospital pharmacy.
Moving to a different country to practise pharmacy gives practitioners the chance to work in unfamiliar conditions, meet new people and immerse themselves in foreign cultures. But if you are thinking of relocating abroad, what should you think about before doing so?
Role-emerging placements enable pharmacy students in all years to work with members of the public and learn about their needs.
Jan Smits will become the president of the Pharmaceutical Group of the European Union in 2016. His thirst for a challenge has led him from his roots in industry to become an entrepreneur, before becoming a board member.
How to develop a clinical resourceSubscription
Pharmacists may discover the need for a particular clinical resource in a variety of ways, including through daily practice and via learning events. Nina Barnett explains how to develop your idea into a useful tool for others.
As a Diabetes UK clinical champion, Elizabeth Hackett aims to help pharmacists play a bigger role in the healthcare of patients with diabetes.
Community pharmacists in Canada are delivering a new type of mental health service called the Bloom Program.
How to recover from making a mistake at workSubscription
Making a mistake at work can leave anyone lacking confidence and unsure how to proceed. So how should pharmacists deal with errors and overcome the aftermath?
A career in chemotherapy and nutritionSubscription
Independent prescriber Priya Mistry (pictured) has been working as the lead pharmacist in nutrition and peritoneal malignancy at ...
How pharmacy students are taught in teams Subscription
Simon Tweddell brought team-based learning to students at the University of Bradford’s School of Pharmacy — and has secured a prize for his radical overhaul of the course.
Specialist roles in hospital pharmacySubscription
Pharmacy professionals have the opportunity to specialise in a variety of clinical areas. Eamonn McArdle explores the possibilities.
Preregistration tutors must take their responsibility to trainees seriously and provide a supportive learning environment.
The percentage of pharmacist trainees who passed the registration assessment in September 2015 was 64% — three percentage points higher than the September 2014 pass rate.
Introducing accreditation for tutors and innovative teaching methods will help improve registration pass ratesSubscription
The way preregistration trainees are taught must be changed in order to improve pass rates and preparation for practice.
The professional regulator for pharmacists has published the individual candidate results of graduates who sat the June 2015 registration assessment on its website.
What’s been happening in the world of pharmacy? Here’s our pick of must-read news from the past month.