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Helen Ireland

‘I help trainees get the most from their placement’ — a day in the life of a pharmacy preregistration training leadSubscription

22 JUN 2020By

Each day, pharmacy preregistration training lead Helen Ireland supports trainees and tutors as they progress through their placements.

Shazia Karsan

'I do not know what to expect' — a day in the life of a pharmacist redeployed owing to COVID-19

8 JUN 2020By

Despite having a background in hospital, integrated care pharmacist Shazia Karsan felt an element of anxiety when redeployed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Parham Hashem DITL

‘We are at the forefront of COVID-19 research’ — a day in the life of a clinical trials pharmacist

1 JUN 2020By

With COVID-19 becoming the number one priority for researchers around the globe, Parham Hashemi describes his role in overseeing the new trials being launched during the pandemic.

'As I listen, I form an action plan' — a day in the life of a patient support officer

'As I listen, I form an action plan' — a day in the life of a patient support officer Subscription

27 APR 2020By

When her son fell chronically ill, Arlene Brailey found the motivation to take on a role dedicated to helping patients with resistant bacterial infections find support and trustworthy information.

A day in the life of a neurology-based Botox injecting pharmacist Eric Bazuaye

A day in the life of a pharmacist administering botulinum injectionsSubscription

30 MAR 2020By

Eric Bazuaye uses his specialist pharmacist knowledge and practical expertise to provide unique relief to patients diagnosed with neurological disorders.

A day in the life of a chronic pain pharmacist

A day in the life of a chronic pain pharmacist Subscription

2 MAR 2020By

Once developed, chronic pain can last a lifetime, but Peter Farley, a chronic pain pharmacist, believes that there is scope to mitigate this.

Dan White, a consultant clinical psychotherapist (left) with Adam Hamilton, a medicines management technician

A day in the life of a consultant clinical psychotherapist Subscription

24 FEB 2020By

Dan White combines cognitive behavioural therapy and clinical pharmacy to train colleagues and help patients with mental health conditions.

Stephanie Ghartey with a colleague

A day in the life of a pharmacist advanced clinical practitioner Subscription

17 FEB 2020By

Delivering bad news to patients and their families is a part of Stephanie Ghartey’s role that she finds particularly difficult.

Andrew Rowlands, a lead nutrition pharmacist at Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

A day in the life of a nutrition support pharmacist Subscription

10 FEB 2020By

Clinical nutrition is an area of nutrition that requires pharmacists to work closely with the clinical team, rather than focusing solely on compounding.

A pharmacise working at a Regional Medicines Information Centre

A day in the life of a pharmacist at a regional medicines information centreSubscription

16 DEC 2019By

The nature of enquiries Daniel Hill receives as a medicines information and prescribing support pharmacist are vast and challenging.

Jaidev Mehta, a pharmacy business intelligence manager for NHS England and NHS Improvement

A day in the life of a pharmacy business intelligence managerSubscription

18 NOV 2019By

Jaidev Mehta details a typical day as a pharmacy business intelligence manager, analysing medicines utilisation data to reduce variation in the provider sector.

Ana Armstrong

A day in the life of a community-based pharmacist supporting older patients at home Subscription

11 NOV 2019By

Former hospital pharmacist Ana Armstrong would often find herself worrying about her older patients after discharge; so she decided to move sectors and help bridge care between hospital and home.

Callum Brown

A day in the life of a quality improvement championSubscription

21 OCT 2019By

Callum Brown details a typical day improving the quality of care at a large NHS trust.

Gemma Fromage

A day in the life of a pharmacist working in aestheticsSubscription

19 AUG 2019By

Gemma Fromage explains why she decided to become a prescribing pharmacist and aesthetic practitioner, as well as what her role entails.

David Gerrard is an advanced pharmacist practitioner at Northumberland Tyne Wear NHS Foundation Trust

A day caring for vulnerable people with learning disabilitiesSubscription

22 JUL 2019By

David Gerrard details a typical day as a pharmacist independent prescriber working as part of a community learning disability treatment team.

Mosan Ashraf, homecare medicines lead at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust

A day in the life of a homecare pharmacistSubscription

18 JUN 2019By

Mosan Ashraf details a typical day as lead pharmacist for homecare medicines at a foundation trust.

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A day on the streets treating patients experiencing homelessnessSubscription

10 JUN 2019By

Lauren Gibson details a typical day working as part of a pharmacy-led, homeless health outreach service.

Katherine Watkinson and Graham Parsons

A day in the life of a pharmacist at a drug and alcohol serviceSubscription

20 MAY 2019By

Chief pharmacist Graham Parsons details a typical day working for the leading social enterprise, Turning Point, which supports clients with learning disabilities, mental health, and drug and alcohol problems.

Asha Fowells

A day in the life of a school drugs educatorSubscription

8 APR 2019By

Pharmacist Asha Fowells describes a typical day in her role as a drugs educator for a charity.

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A day in the life of a pharmaceutical patent attorneySubscription

25 MAR 2019By

Bal Matharu details a typical day at intellectual property firm HGF Ltd.

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