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David Gerrard details a typical day as a pharmacist independent prescriber working as part of a community learning disability treatment team.
A day in the life of a homecare pharmacistSubscription
Mosan Ashraf details a typical day as lead pharmacist for homecare medicines at a foundation trust.
Lauren Gibson details a typical day working as part of a pharmacy-led, homeless health outreach service.
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.
A day in the life of a school drugs educatorSubscription
Pharmacist Asha Fowells describes a typical day in her role as a drugs educator for a charity.
Bal Matharu details a typical day at intellectual property firm HGF Ltd.
A day in the life of a head of pharmacovigilance Subscription
Deji Alli details a typical day as head of pharmacovigilance and Responsible Person for the largest clinical homecare provider in the UK.
A day in the life of a medication safety officerSubscription
Rajesh Jethwa details a typical day at Mid Essex Hospital NHS Trust as a medication safety officer.
Pharmacist Chris Maguire details a typical day as a marketing manager for a medical technology company.
Aisha Ahmed details a typical working day for a preregistration trainee pharmacist at GSK.
Sara Sawieres details a typical day as lead pharmacist for the liver intensive therapy unit at King’s College Hospital.
Helen Pinney details a typical day as a senior primary care pharmacy technician.
Lisa Smith details a typical day as a paediatric palliative care pharmacy technician at Children’s Hospices Across Scotland.
The right frame of mindSubscription
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 details a typical day as a senior pharmacist at the North West Ambulance Service clinical hub.
A day in the life of a GP pharmacistSubscription
Shivani Patel details a typical day as a newly registered GP pharmacist.
The co-chief operating officer of Walgreens Boots Alliance discusses her humble beginnings in community pharmacy and how she transformed her pharmaceutical distribution company into a global organisation employing more than 400,000 people.
A minute in the company of the public health services advocate.
Pharmacy professionals give their thoughts and advice to a responsible pharmacist colleague whose team is involved in a dispensing error.
Five tips to help pharmacy professionals digitise their career.
Pharmacy professionals give their thoughts and advice on the receiving negative comments on social media.
Pharmacists in the Army ReserveSubscription
Anuj K Sunder describes the benefits of being a pharmacist in the Army Reserve.
How do I boost low staff morale?Subscription
Three pharmacy managers provide their thoughts and advice to a colleague who is concerned about staff satisfaction and engagement.
After figures suggest a 16% difference in pay between white and minority ethnic pharmacists, what can be done to reduce this inequality?
Carol Candlish and Kina Vyas explain the role of a Qualified Person and how pharmacists in the UK can become one.
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.
Students at University College London are tasked with developing a novel pharmaceutical service as part of their final MPharm year.
Incoming preregistration trainee Ausaf Khan provides advice on how to finish the MPharm dissertation.
Real-world experiences during pharmacy summer placements can boost a student’s prospects, but uptake appears to be dropping.
Babir Malik’s top tips for approaching the calculations paper in the GPhC registration assessment.
Tsz To Sham encourages pharmacy students to take every opportunity to attend pharmacy conferences.
Daisy Keegan describes her experience of completing Foundation Stage 1 of the RPS Foundation Programme.
Reesha Solanki explains why pharmacy students should consider taking part in Erasmus.