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'Patients want a fresh start without the stigma' – a day in the life of an HIV and gastroenterology pharmacistSubscription
Akwasi Mintah details a typical day providing pharmaceutial care to patients with HIV and inflammatory bowel disease.
'It motivates me to know we can make a difference to patients’ lives' – a day in the life of a medical affairs headSubscription
Domenico Curinga details a typical day leading a medical affairs team at Novartis Oncology UK.
‘We ensure that the website and mobile applications are safe for users’ — a day in the life of a clinical risk managerSubscription
Caroleena Bhojwani is part of the Babylon Health clinical safety team, which makes sure that the digital healthcare provider complies with strict industry standards.
'I have developed good working relationships with my patients beyond their diagnosis' – a day in the life of a renal pharmacistSubscription
With the support of his manager and the renal department, Aaron Acquaye is constantly striving to develop his clinical knowledge and skills.
‘My role is a mix of both clinical and quality improvement initiatives’ — a day in the life of a primary care network pharmacistSubscription
After seven years in community pharmacy, Hitesh Tara took the leap and switched to general practice.
'The diversity of patients is vast' – a day in the life of a perioperative prescribing pharmacistSubscription
Pharmacist Tara Molloy is the main prescriber of regular medicines for patients undergoing elective procedures at Wirral University Teaching Hospital.
'A digital-first approach reduces patient frustrations' – a day in the life of a pharmacist carrying out remote consultationsSubscription
Understanding and improving the patient’s healthcare experience are key aspects of Farah Haque’s role
'It is difficult witnessing patients fight for their lives' — a day in the life of a critical care pharmacist
Working in critical care can be both physically and emotionally challenging, but being proactive can help ensure patient safety and continuity of care.
‘I help trainees get the most from their placement’ — a day in the life of a pharmacy preregistration training leadSubscription
Each day, pharmacy preregistration training lead Helen Ireland supports trainees and tutors as they progress through their placements.
Despite having a background in hospital, integrated care pharmacist Shazia Karsan felt an element of anxiety when redeployed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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.
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 Subscription
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 combines cognitive behavioural therapy and clinical pharmacy to train colleagues and help patients with mental health conditions.
Delivering bad news to patients and their families is a part of Stephanie Ghartey’s role that she finds particularly difficult.
A day in the life of a nutrition support pharmacist Subscription
Clinical nutrition is an area of nutrition that requires pharmacists to work closely with the clinical team, rather than focusing solely on compounding.
The nature of enquiries Daniel Hill receives as a medicines information and prescribing support pharmacist are vast and challenging.
Jaidev Mehta details a typical day as a pharmacy business intelligence manager, analysing medicines utilisation data to reduce variation in the provider sector.
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.
Pre-registration assessment to be delayed until first quarter of 2021, regulator confirmsSubscription
The delayed 2020 pre-registration assessment will be held in the first quarter of 2021, the General Pharmaceutical Council has confirmed.
Appropriate prescribing practices and considerations: a hospital pharmacist’s perspective (audio)Subscription
How pharmacists can implement age-appropriate prescribing and choose the right formulation in practice.
As a socially progressive nation with universal healthcare and a friendly reputation, Canada could prove to be that tempting next move for many UK pharmacists.
The concept of a side hustle is a simple one — it is work that you can do on top of your day job that is flexible and can bring in money.
How to tackle the Oriel numeracy assessmentSubscription
Babir Malik and Joanna Domzal-Jamroz lead students through worked examples of the types of calculations covered in the Oriel recruitment process
After our investigation shows an “unacceptable gap” in awarding rates for higher degrees between white students and their black, Asian and minority ethnic counterparts, we ask how this disparity can be addressed.
Industry pharmacist Neel Bhatt gives his tips and advice on how to break into the sector as a scientific advisor.
Pharmacy professionals share their advice with the new cohort of preregistration pharmacists about to start their training during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A locum pharmacist’s decision to substitute one medicine for another may be in the best interest of the patient, but what are the legal and ethical implications?
With opportunities to work in primary care networks emerging in England, pharmacists can make the most of their knowledge and experience to succed in such a role.
It is more important than ever to ensure the wellbeing of the frontline pharmacy workforce; here are some tips on how this can be done.
Employers have a duty of care to support the health, safety and wellbeing of all employees, including those with disabilities.
Help us find and celebrate brilliant, unrecognised women who are accomplishing great things in pharmacy.
Sick from stress: 'presenteeism' in pharmacySubscription
With increasing pressures placed on pharmacy professionals, presenteeism — or working when not fit to do so — is becoming more common. This can have detrimental effects on individuals, their families and patients.
When a preregistration trainee is dissatisfied with their placement, it is important that their employer tries to address the underlying issues.
Pharmacy preregistration trainees may wish to move placements, but the decision to switch should not be made lightly.
Whether pregnant or returning to a career in pharmacy, there are several ways the law protects new parents.
Pay and leave entitlements for working parentsSubscription
The legal rights new parents need to know to help in balancing their pharmacy career with caring for babies and children.
Whether new or experienced, there are qualities all excellent preregistration tutors should possess.
Scaling new career heights in 2020Subscription
We asked some of this year’s contributors to The Pharmaceutical Journal’s Careers section to recap their biggest career highlights of 2019 and share their goals for the coming year.
What to do when your pharmacy career stallsSubscription
Four pharmacy professionals provide guidance to a pharmacist who no longer feels passionate about their current role.
Pharmacists and lawyers give advice on what to do if you witness inappropriate behaviour in the workplace.
An initiative at the University of Bradford is seeing students champion the Yellow Card reporting scheme. Here’s how it’s making them better students and, ultimately, better pharmacists.