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A vision for the future of community pharmacy


PhD candidate Evgenia Paloumpi explains how her research aims to help the community pharmacy sector thrive in an uncertain future.

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Becoming a pharmacist in a GP practice: running clinics


Regina Ahmed has decided to try a career in the primary care sector. In the sixth of a series of blog posts, she describes the typical duties she performs when running a medication review clinics.

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Mesothelioma and the role of the oncology pharmacist


Our latest blog is from the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance, an organisation dedicated to raising awareness and providing the most up-to-date and helpful information about mesothelioma cancer.

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Making the most out of your preregistration year: A hospital trainee’s thoughts


Recently registered pharmacist Sean Quay shares insight into his year as a hospital preregistration trainee.

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Reflections on the Conservative Party conference


Sibby Buckle, vice-chair of the English Pharmacy Board, represented the Royal Pharmaceutical Society at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester and gives her impression of pharmacy’s position in the healthcare scrum.

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Why research is for everyone

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In the blog ‘Interning at the National Institute for Health Research’ (NIHR), we touched on the vision, mission and aims of the NIHR alongside the role of the research nurses. Here, we explore why and how pharmacists can get involved in promoting research to patients and the wider public.

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Liberal Democrat conference – a very personal reflection


Sandra Gidley, chair of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society English Pharmacy Board, shares her experience of politics and the 2017 Liberal Democrat conference.

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A personal view of the Labour Party conference


John Lunny, public affairs manager of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, attended the Labour Party annual conference in September and shares his impressions.

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Merging theory with practice: the five-year integrated Master of Pharmacy degree


Tina Chung and Kwok Bun To describe their experience of being one of the first students to graduate from the University of Nottingham’s integrated Master of Pharmacy degree.

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Becoming a pharmacist in a GP practice: multidisciplinary working and learning from colleagues


Regina Ahmed has decided to try a career in the primary care sector. In the fifth of a series of blog posts, she describes her experience of shadowing healthcare professionals at the hospital, progressing on the CPPE pathway, and learning more about mental health.

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Medication non-adherence in breast cancer prevention and treatment


Balkees Abderrahman highlights the problem of medication non-adherence in the treatment and prevention of breast cancer.

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In hindsight: reflections on the GPhC preregistration assessment


Newly registered pharmacist Sean Quay reflects on his experience of this year’s General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) preregistration assessment.

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Interning at the National Institute for Health Research

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Baguiasri Mandane and Lathishia JoelDavid share their experience of being an intern and a research mentor at the National Institute for Health Research.

In hindsight: Reflections on the preregistration assessment


Newly registered pharmacist, Sean Quay reflects on his experience of this year’s preregistration assessment and provides insights to help current and future trainees best prepare for theirs.

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Mind the gap between your clinical perspective and the patient’s perspective


Newly registered pharmacist Piruntha Palarasa describes how incorporating health coaching techniques into her practice has enhanced the patient consultation experience for both her and her patients.

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