Steve Hemsley has been a journalist for more than 25 years and has written for The Financial Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian and many magazines covering the pharmaceutical, marketing and HR sectors. He is also a semi-professional actor and the author of the 2008 book 'Boost Your Child's Confidence - 52 Drama Techniques to make your child Shine'.
With public health bodies and clinical commissioning groups now seeking single organisations to manage local services, Steve Hemsley examines the benefits for community pharmacists and pharmacies when creating pharmacy provider companies to tender for new services, as well as the risks and challenges posed by this new approach.
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There is no easy career path for pharmacy technicians who want to become pharmacists. Steve Hemsley finds out more about the process and how some technicians have made it work.
A career in academia allows pharmacists to conduct research and work in the cutting edge of pharmaceutical science. Here, Steve Hemsley speaks to academic pharmacists to find out more about what such roles involve.
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