Twenty years after registering as a pharmacist, Karen Baxter, director of content strategy for Pharmaceutical Press, reflects on her move into publishing and shares some advice for others considering a similar career change.
How pharmacist William Wake's time in the Royal Navy during the Second World War influenced his careerSubscription
Pharmacist William Wake received the highest French order for military and civil merits at the end of 2016. Julia Robinson finds out more about his time in the navy during the Second World War and his career in pharmacy.
Pharmacist Bugewa Apampa has recently launched a new professional pharmacy degree at the University of Sussex. Here, she tells Julia Robinson about her journey to professorship.
Pharmacist Ana Martinez explains how involving pharmacists in HIV clinical trials earned her the highest honour from the International Pharmaceutical Federation.
Roger Knaggs is the first pharmacist to be appointed as a Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists. He tells Julia Robinson about his journey into pharmacy and pain management.
Sarah Billington explains why and how she leads medicines optimisation at the Care Quality Commission.
Law and pharmacy: a dual careerSubscription
Richard Hough is a partner at Brabners LLP, a commercial law firm in north west England, where he established a specialist pharmacy law team. He has been also a pharmacist for 26 years, a role which he says sets him apart from nearly every other legal adviser.
Claire Ward became the youngest female MP at the age of 24. She tells Emma Page about her career and explains why she now leads community pharmacy as chair of Pharmacy Voice.
The man who discovered ibuprofenSubscription
Ibuprofen is one of the world’s best selling anti-inflammatory painkillers. Its pioneer, Stewart Adams, now 92 years old, tells Julia Robinson about how and why his discovery came to fruition.
Tina Bayuse was the first pharmacist ever to work for NASA and now heads a team of four in its own pharmacy at Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston, Texas.
‘I Love My Pharmacist’ winner Emily Rose has saved the NHS £200,000 as a result of her new patient monitoring pathway. Here she tells Julia Robinson how she accidently fell into rheumatology, and why she intends on rolling the service out to other departments.
Serial entrepreneur Claire Thompson recently secured the Royal Pharmaceutical Society commendation for pharmaceutical science. Here, she talks to Emma Page about business, women in science and football.
RPS English Pharmacy Board chair Sandra Gidley has had a colourful career as a pharmacist and politician. Here she tells Emma Page about elections, children and community pharmacy.
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 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.
Rose Marie Parr, the new chief pharmaceutical officer for Scotland, tells Stephen Robinson how her career led to the role, what she wants to achieve in the post and her advice for young pharmacists pursuing leadership positions.
How a pharmacy student built a global companySubscription
Charles Ebubedike conceived the idea for a pharmaceutical company together with classmates on his pharmacy degree course. He tells Stephen Robinson how they developed the company into an international business.
After 20 years working in the NHS, Trudi Hilton became a humanitarian aid pharmacist and has since worked in disaster areas and developing countries all over the world. Now she is trying to demonstrate the value of a pharmacist to UK charities that work abroad.
Zahid Latif has worked in drug discovery projects across the UK and now leads efforts to promote innovative medical research collaborations between industry and academia.
Margaret Watson recently became the first pharmacist to receive the Health Foundation’s Improvement Science Fellowship, which she intends to use to continue her work on improving professional practice in community pharmacies.