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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.
Callum Brown details a typical day improving the quality of care at a large NHS trust.
Gemma Fromage explains why she decided to become a prescribing pharmacist and aesthetic practitioner, as well as what her role entails.
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 number of pharmacy graduates who sat the September 2019 preregistration exam have sent “abusive” and “unprofessional” feedback to exam board members, it has emerged.
Rules on work placements that had led to some preregistration pharmacists resitting their assessment being “exploited” have been dropped by the General Pharmaceutical Council
Pharmacists and lawyers give advice on what to do if you witness inappropriate behaviour in the workplace.
How to ensure your safety when working aloneSubscription
Pharmacy professionals give their thoughts and advice to a locum pharmacist required to work alone at night.
The Oriel situational judgement test is designed to determine what action you would take when presented with certain scenarios while working as a preregistration pharmacist. Here is what you need to consider before and during this assessment.
The Oriel numeracy test is designed to examine your ability to solve practice-based calculations. Here is what you need to consider before and during this assessment.
A survey by The Pharmaceutical Journal shows that community pharmacy is the sector with the lowest morale, so we asked community pharmacists what needs to change.
There are several things to consider when preparing for your multiple mini interviews. Here is a guide to help you prepare.
Preferencing the right training providers in Oriel will be one of the most important decisions for a future trainee to make. Here is what students should consider before making that choice.
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.
Black pharmacy students at the University of Manchester have created an organisation to tackle the growing gap in preregistration assessment pass rates between black students and their peers.
Newly registered locum pharmacist Diba Keyhanfar moved training sites a number of times during her preregistration training.
As general practice pharmacy preregistration training opportunities are now available through Oriel, three newly-qualified pharmacists share their recent placement experience.