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  • Being a hospital pharmacist means that, during an on-call shift, you need to be available at the end of a telephone outside normal work hours (Mangostock/Dreamstime.com)

    Moving from the community to hospital Subscription

    17 DEC 2010
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    Heena Bhakta recently moved from community pharmacy practice to hospital. In this article, she describes her experiences and the differences between hospital and community pharmacy

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    Ways to make the most of a rotational pharmacy career Subscription

    6 MAR 2013

    Hospital pharmacists who choose to stay in rotational posts gain all kinds of skills for their future careers. Read on to find out how

  • Claire Liew with the pharmacy staff of St Walburg's Hospital in Tanzania where she volunteered as part of the Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO)

    Volunteering as a pharmacist in Tanzania Subscription

    17 NOV 2014

    Pharmacist Claire Liew spent 18 months volunteering at St Walburg’s hospital in Tanzania with Voluntary Service Overseas. Here, she describes what she learnt — and hints that her adventures abroad might not be over yet.

  • Anish Patel, hospital pharmacist, moved to Qatar to help set-up a new women and children’s hospital in Doha

    Establishing an electronic prescribing system at a new hospital in Qatar Subscription

    8 JAN 2015

    Hospital pharmacist Anish Patel moved to Qatar in 2014 to help set-up a new women and children’s hospital in Doha. Here, he describes his role in establishing an electronic prescribing system.

  • Independent prescriber Sue Oliver is pharmacist consultant on the Extended Primary Integrated Care (EPiC) pilot initiative

    Relieving pressure from GPs by treating minor ailments in community pharmacy Subscription

    9 JAN 2015
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    The Extended Primary Integrated Care pilot initiative in Brighton and Hove allows community pharmacists to take referrals from GPs to treat minor ailments. Independent prescriber Sue Oliver is pharmacist consultant on the project.

  • The pharmacy department at Watford General Hospital recently introduced longer weekend working hours. Changes were done without causing too much disruption to the staff.

    Getting started with weekend working in a hospital pharmacy Subscription

    20 FEB 2015

    The pharmacy department at Watford General Hospital recently introduced longer weekend working hours. Operational manager Sue Schechter describes how they made the changes without causing too much disruption to the staff.

  • Elizabeth Marr, an advanced pharmacist in addictions, supports patients who often face prejudice in society

    Supporting vulnerable patients with addiction Subscription

    23 FEB 2015

    In her role as an advanced pharmacist in addictions, Elizabeth Marr supports patients who often face prejudice in society. Here, she describes the challenges she faces.

  • Sue Alldred is a care homes pharmacist at Leeds South and East CCG

    Setting up a pre-registration placement at a clinical commissioning group Subscription

    2 MAR 2015

    Pharmacists in Leeds have created a new pre-registration placement, where trainees split their time between a clinical commissioning group (CCG) and a hospital. Sue Alldred, care homes pharmacist at Leeds South and East CCG, describes the process.

  • David Gibson, a hospital pharmacist prescriber explains how to overcome barriers to pharmacist prescribing

    Supporting pharmacist prescribers in the UK Subscription

    20 APR 2015

    Pharmacist prescribers in the North East of England were asked to explain what they used their qualification for and what problems they face. David Gibson describes what the survey showed.

  • Lindsay Smith has been lead pharmacist in emergency medicine at Worcestershire Royal Hospital for two years

    Resolving issues with medicines in A&E departments Subscription

    19 MAY 2015
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    Lindsay Smith has been lead pharmacist in emergency medicine at Worcestershire Royal Hospital for two years. She describes what the role involves and why it suits her.

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