The pharmacy student pass rate for the summer registration exam has seen an improvement, rising from 77.8% last year to 85.3% this year.
Hospital pharmacy practice: US versus UKSubscription
British pharmacist Hannah Weekes worked as a pharmacy intern in the US. In this article, she explains the main differences she has found in the profession between the two countries
Pharmacy in Nepal: my placement in PokharaSubscription
Katy Bailey spent her three-week placement in Nepal dispensing, kayaking and paragliding. In this article, she describes her experience
How can you get through the registration assessment unscathed? This article covers advice and revision tips from current tutors, as well as views from two current preregistration trainees.
The International Pharmaceutical Federation congress 2014 is taking place from 31 August–4 September in Bangkok. Pharmacy education PhD student Dalia Ahmed Almaghaslah describes the experience she had at last year’s conference
Jumping the final hurdle — the 39-week appraisalSubscription
The 39-week appraisal is the last significant point of reference for you and your tutor to evaluate your progress. Your registration assessment entry paperwork is often completed around the same time as your appraisal, so it is prudent to consider both the performance standards you have accomplished and your preparedness to enter the registration assessment.
Specialist roles in pharmacySubscription
Obtaining a pharmacy degree can be viewed as being synonymous with acquiring a key to endless career opportunities. With the continuously evolving and expanding role of the pharmacist, a pharmacy degree opens the doors to many unconventional and unique roles.
The social media phenomenon continues to grow. Alyson Brown explains how you can use these platforms to enhance your studies Social media have been around for several decades in many differing forms. LinkedIn, Bebo and MySpace were some of the more widely used sites of the early 2000s.
Talitha Orlandi and Kathryn Davison provide some ideas on what career options you can pursue once you have registered as a pharmacist. They also give some tips on how you can stand out from the crowd in front of employers
Kathryn Davison and Talitha Orlandi provide advice on how you should prepare for your 26-week appraisal — and explain how they will approach theirs
Pharmacy PhD student Adam Pattison Rathbone shares some common beliefs about pharmacy research — and then exposes the truth
PhD student Adam Pattison Rathbone has been ‘doing research’ for 9 months and has only just interviewed his first patient. Here, he explains what doing research actually involves
Adam Pattison Rathbone writes an open letter to pharmacists and GPs with a unique proposal
My rotation workingfor our dispensing for discharge service has come to an end. I have slowlymanaged to get used to working at a busy pace in an acute admissions ward. Thepatients I see range from exacerbations of COPD, to ACS, to heart failure.