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  • Rotating your way through a hospital preregistration post: what you need to know Subscription

    11 OCT 2013 15:54 By Christine Wassef, Talitha Orlandi

    Preregistration trainees Christine Wassef and Talitha Orlandi give you a guide about a hospital preregistration post and provide tips to help you progress smoothly through your training

  • My summer placement at The Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust, was split over different departments so that I would have a diverse range of experience

    My summer placement experience at Barts Health NHS Trust Subscription

    4 OCT 2013 14:10

    Amita Aggarwal spent a month completing a summer placement at Barts Health NHS Trust, London. Here she describes her experience and what she has learnt

  • Pharmacy workforce

    How many pharmacists is too many? Subscription

    21 AUG 2013 15:10 By Matthew Wright

    Pharmacists who delve into a new thought-leadership paper from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society will learn how complex the workforce dilemma has become

  • Career Crossword (Jirsak/Dreamstime)

    Top tips to help you kick start your search for a new job Subscription

    21 AUG 2013 9:50 By Maureen O'Sullivan

    Thinking of changing your career? Maureen O’Sullivan explores ways you can prepare yourself for that all-important job application

  • Boots logo

    Boots drops paid summer work for some students Subscription

    1 FEB 2013 13:53

    Boots UK is no longer offering five-week paid summer placements for first and second year pharmacy students, PJ Online has learnt.

  • Old Quebec (jf123/

    How to gain registration as a pharmacist in Canada Subscription

    20 DEC 2011 15:06
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    In our third and final article on pharmacy in Canada, Shane Goswami and Anne Noott tell you what you need to do in order to register as a pharmacist in Canada

  • How to deal with abuse at work Subscription

    1 NOV 2009 By Ruth McGuire

    As a result of new government guidance, more people who have been violent or abusive towards National Health Service workers are being prosecuted by NHS trusts. In addition, in March 2003, a nationwide campaign was launched to raise awareness in doctors’ surgeries about the need for safety at work. Although pharmacies were not specifically highlighted in the campaign, the key message about safety in the workplace is still relevant. Pharmacy staff, like many other health sector workers, ...

  • How to master interview skills Subscription

    1 SEP 2009 By Ruth McGuire

    The interview is, perhaps, the most nerve-wracking aspect of the recruitment process, not just for the candidate but also for the interviewer. If an interview is conducted competently, it is a useful opportunity for a candidate to prove that he or she will be an asset to a prospective employer. It is, however, also an opportunity for employers to promote their organisation and therefore attract the best employees.

  • Interview panel

    Winning the interview game Subscription

    21 AUG 2009 11:34 By Ruth McGuire

    The good news is that you have been short-listed and invited to attend an interview, and that is certainly cause for celebration. The bad news, however,is that for most people, interviews of any type are nerve wracking experiences. This article discusses key features of the interview process and suggests methods to help you shine at the job interview

  • Interviewing skills — an art or a science? Subscription

    1 FEB 2008 0:00 By Ruth McGuire

    Once job candidates have been shortlisted, the best candidate needs to be determined, commonly by interview. Although this method has itsweaknesses, these can be minimised by careful planning.

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