With roles opening up for pharmacists in urgent care settings, hospitals and primary care, new opportunities are being created for pharmacists looking to move up in the NHS.
Celebrating a year of career highlightsSubscription
The Pharmaceutical Journal invited this year’s Careers section contributors to share their 2018 career highlights and their best piece of career advice for other pharmacy professionals.
Resources preregistration trainee pharmacists should be aware of and know how to use.
The Pharmaceutical Journal has revealed a statistically significant gender pay gap of 6.4% in favour of male pharmacists — Emma Wilkinson and Angela Kam investigate.
Once registered, pharmacists need to revalidate each year and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society is here to help, says Janet Till.
The working lives of pharmacy techniciansSubscription
Emma Wilkinson investigates the effect of expanding pharmacy technician roles on job satisfaction.
Pharmacists provide their thoughts and advice to a colleague concerned about racial discrimination in the workplace.
The UK is well known as a nation of animal lovers. From agricultural livestock to household pets, this has created a growing niche sector for pharmacy — but how do you get involved?
Words from the wise: tips for new pharmacistsSubscription
The Pharmaceutical Journal asked experienced pharmacists on Twitter to give their advice to recently qualified pharmacists starting their new jobs in August 2018 using the hashtag #tipsfornewpharmacists. Here are some of the best responses.
GP pharmacist contracts: to sign or not to sign?Subscription
Pharmacists give advice to a colleague who has discovered something disturbing in the small print of their contract.
Care homes have been described as ‘healthcare black holes’, so why should pharmacy professionals work in one? Steve Hemsley discusses the opportunities and challenges.
National recruitment to preregistration placements in England and Wales has been conducted through a computerised recruitment tool called ‘Oriel’ for the second consecutive year.
In these difficult times of limited resources, funding cuts, lower profits and reductions in staff, it may have been some time since you have had a pay increase or even considered requesting one — but that does not mean you do not deserve one.
Newly qualified pharmacists Abida Begum and Urvasi Patel share their eight tips for tackling the calculations paper in the GPhC registration assessment.
Steve Hemsley describes how pharmacy professionals can optimise the use of social media to develop and grow their career or business.
Steve Hemsley reports on the latest advancements in health technology, how they will affect the careers of pharmacy professionals, and why new technologies should be embraced in order to win the race for relevance.
With applications for the 2018 Chief Pharmaceutical Officer’s Clinical Fellow Scheme closing on 9 April, pharmacists in the UK are encouraged to consider this unique opportunity to expand their professional skills
From the shop floor to the glass ceilingSubscription
The significance of gender inequality in pharmacy and its potential impact on the careers of female pharmacists.
Pharmacy conferences: to attend or not attend?Subscription
Pharmacy conferences can be a good way to deepen your connection to pharmacy but it is important to be selective
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