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Chris Maguire

A day in the life of an industry marketing managerSubscription

14 JAN 2019By

Pharmacist Chris Maguire details a typical day as a marketing manager for a medical technology company.

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A day in the life of an industry preregistration pharmacist

27 NOV 2018By

Aisha Ahmed details a typical working day for a preregistration trainee pharmacist at GSK.

Sara Sawieres

A day in the life of a liver intensive therapy unit pharmacistSubscription

29 OCT 2018By

Sara Sawieres details a typical day as lead pharmacist for the liver intensive therapy unit at King’s College Hospital.

Helen Pinney

A day in the life of a senior primary care pharmacy technicianSubscription

15 OCT 2018By

Helen Pinney details a typical day as a senior primary care pharmacy technician.

Lisa Smith is a paediatric palliative care pharmacy technician with CHAS

A day in the life of a paediatric palliative care pharmacy technicianSubscription

1 OCT 2018By

Lisa Smith details a typical day as a paediatric palliative care pharmacy technician at Children’s Hospices Across Scotland.

Asta Prajapati, mental health pharmacist

The right frame of mindSubscription

17 SEP 2018By

Steve Hemsley speaks to Asta Prajapati, the first mental health pharmacist to be awarded £350,000 to develop a medication adherence tool for patients with bipolar disorder.

Julia Whettam, senior pharmacist, North West Ambulance Service clinical hub

A day in the life of an ambulance service pharmacistSubscription

3 SEP 2018By

Julia Whettam details a typical day as a senior pharmacist at the North West Ambulance Service clinical hub.

Shivani Patel, pharmacist, with a patient

A day in the life of a GP pharmacistSubscription

30 JUL 2018By

Shivani Patel details a typical day as a newly registered GP pharmacist.

Lisa Jamieson

From pharmacist to patient to researcherSubscription

26 MAR 2018By

Lisa Jamieson’s self diagnosis of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome came years after she first became unwell. Here she tells Julia Robinson how she discovered the link between her seemingly unrelated symptoms, and how her research is raising awareness of the connective tissue disorder.

Nikki Holmes, head of pharmacy for forensic services at Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

How pharmacist Nikki Holmes helps mental health patients on their journey from high secure services to recoverySubscription

27 NOV 2017By

Nikki Holmes is head of pharmacy for forensic services at Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, as well as immediate past president of the College of Mental Health Pharmacy. Here she talks to Julia Robinson about forensic mental health, how she entered the field and why she could never go back to “normal” pharmacy.

Karen Baxter is director of content strategy for The Pharmaceutical Press (PhP)

How Karen Baxter's career evolved from clinical pharmacy to content strategy Subscription

2 OCT 2017By

Twenty years after registering as a pharmacist, Karen Baxter, director of content strategy for Pharmaceutical Press, reflects on her move into publishing and shares some advice for others considering a similar career change.

William Wake, pharmacist

How pharmacist William Wake's time in the Royal Navy during the Second World War influenced his careerSubscription

6 FEB 2017By

Pharmacist William Wake received the highest French order for military and civil merits at the end of 2016. Julia Robinson finds out more about his time in the navy during the Second World War and his career in pharmacy.

Bugewa Apampa, pharmacist and one of just 18 black female professors in the UK

How Bugewa Apampa overcame the odds to launch a new pharmacy degreeSubscription

7 NOV 2016By

Pharmacist Bugewa Apampa has recently launched a new professional pharmacy degree at the University of Sussex. Here, she tells Julia Robinson about her journey to professorship.

Pharmacist Ana Martinez speaks during the Congress of the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP)

How Ana Martinez helped tackle the HIV epidemic

24 OCT 2016By

Pharmacist Ana Martinez explains how involving pharmacists in HIV clinical trials earned her the highest honour from the International Pharmaceutical Federation.

Roger Knaggs, pharmacist, Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists

How a pharmacist made a career in pain and anaesthesiaSubscription

13 SEP 2016By

Roger Knaggs is the first pharmacist to be appointed as a Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists. He tells Julia Robinson about his journey into pharmacy and pain management.

Sarah Billington, head of medicines optimisation at the Care Quality Commission (CQC)

How Sarah Billington helps improve medicines use across EnglandSubscription

4 JUL 2016By

Sarah Billington explains why and how she leads medicines optimisation at the Care Quality Commission.

Richard Hough is a partner at Brabners LLP and a pharmacist

Law and pharmacy: a dual careerSubscription

6 JUN 2016By

Richard Hough is a partner at Brabners LLP, a commercial law firm in north west England, where he established a specialist pharmacy law team. He has been also a pharmacist for 26 years, a role which he says sets him apart from nearly every other legal adviser. 

Claire Ward, chair of Pharmacy Voice

How Claire Ward helps to give community pharmacy a voiceSubscription

29 MAR 2016By

Claire Ward became the youngest female MP at the age of 24. She tells Emma Page about her career and explains why she now leads community pharmacy as chair of Pharmacy Voice.

Stewart Adams, pictured, discoverer of ibuprofen, talks about why he researched the drug and how he tested it on himself

The man who discovered ibuprofenSubscription

22 FEB 2016By

Ibuprofen is one of the world’s best selling anti-inflammatory painkillers. Its pioneer, Stewart Adams, now 92 years old, tells Julia Robinson about how and why his discovery came to fruition.

Tina Bayuse (pictured) was the first pharmacist ever to work for NASA and now heads a team of four in its own pharmacy at Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston, Texas.

How Tina Bayuse became the first pharmacist at NASASubscription

5 FEB 2016By

Tina Bayuse was the first pharmacist ever to work for NASA and now heads a team of four in its own pharmacy at Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston, Texas.

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