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  • Leader of undergraduate placement-based learning Efi Mantzourani (pictured, left) and Louise Hughes (pictured, right), who both lecture in pharmacy practice at the university, describe the benefits of the programme

    How working in non-pharmacy placements can benefit students' professional development Subscription

    2 OCT 2015 15:05 By Efi Mantzourani, Louise Hughes

    Role-emerging placements enable pharmacy students in all years to work with members of the public and learn about their needs.

  • Workshops on Parkinson's disease Subscription

    22 SEP 2015 14:47

    The Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) has launched a new “focal point” programme on Parkinson’s disease for pharmacy teams. Workshops will be held across England starting from October 2015. The workshops are free for NHS staff. More information can be found on the CPPE ...

  • Simon Tweddell (pictured) 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.

    How pharmacy students are taught in teams Subscription

    7 SEP 2015 11:58 By Emma Page
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    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.

  • Plans for a new £60m life science block at the University of Sussex — which includes space for the pharmacy department — are back on track after original plans were rejected by Brighton and Hove city council (building pictured)

    Campus development back on track at University of Sussex Subscription

    11 AUG 2015 15:44

    Plans for a new £60m life science block at the University of Sussex — which includes space for the pharmacy department — are back on track.

  • The types of services offered by pharmacies within the NHS are expanding, which means that all members of the pharmacy team need to attain new competencies and skills.. In the image, a close up of a pharmacy sign in a hospital

    How do we ensure pharmacists have the skills they need for their expanding role? Subscription

    6 AUG 2015 13:05 By Ingrid Torjesen
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    We asked several prominent academics and a student organisation what skills and abilities they thought pharmacists would need in the future and how education and training needed to change to deliver that.

  • Pharmacy students must be better prepared for their future careers Subscription

    14 JUL 2015 14:14 By Chijioke Agomo
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    I read with interest the General Pharmaceutical Council’s (GPhC) recent conclusion that the existing MPharm degree offered by British universities fails to equip pharmacists with the skills needed to deliver care and services expected of them in the future (The Pharmaceutical Journal 2015;294:677). ...

  • BPSA wants full speed ahead with move to five-year pharmacy course Subscription

    6 JUL 2015 16:07 By Lottie Bain

    The British Pharmaceutical Students’ Association (BPSA) fully supports the move to a five-year integrated pharmacy degree. We believe that this is essential in order to continue to train pharmacists who are fit for purpose at the point of qualification in a fast-moving and increasingly challenging profession.

  • UCL School of Pharmacy, Monash University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  signed a five year memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the creation of a PharmAlliance partnership. In the image, students from the 3 universities

    Pharmacy schools take a global route to solving world problems Subscription

    26 JUN 2015 10:43 By Elizabeth Sukkar

    Three notable schools of pharmacy in the UK, US and Australia are working together to change education, pharmaceutical research and professional practice.

  • Transfer of care learning module Subscription

    19 JUN 2015 15:39

    The Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) has launched an e-learning module called ‘Transfer of care: supporting patients moving into and out of hospital’. It is designed to support pharmacy teams working in all sectors. The module is available from the CPPE website. It is free of charge to NHS employees and £10 for non-NHS workers.

  • Declaration of competence Subscription

    27 APR 2015 14:51

    The Declaration of Competence (DoC) system has been given national support after a pilot in the North West of England. It is designed to test pharmacists’ and pharmacy technicians’ competence at delivering a certain service and provides evidence of competence to commissioners. The new system replaces the accreditation system used in arrangements with the now defunct primary care trusts. The DoC has been endorsed by Health Education England, NHS England and Public Health England. The ...

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