Nadia Bukhari is a senior teaching fellow and pre-registration co-ordinator at UCL School of Pharmacy.
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Having worked in community, hospital and academia, I understand the challenges the pharmacy profession faces, but there is a great opportunity for us to develop new ways of working to further enhance the profession. Widespread engagement and understanding regarding the value of pharmacists is key and I have advocated the role of the pharmacist to the public via multiple media channels to raise awareness among the public that pharmacists are an essential part of patient care. I h
Pharmacists have an essential role in advising and counselling patients who are observing Ramadan. By understanding the possible compliance and adherence issues, pharmacists can support Muslim patients during this time.
Nadia Bukhari, chairwoman of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society pre-registration panel, and panel member Oksana Pyzik, both from UCL School of Pharmacy, describe the support that trainees can access through RPS events.