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Tomorrow's pharmacist blog

'I was surprised by how few other black students I saw on the course'

Posted by: Unekwuojo AgadaThu, 23 Jul 2020

Unekwuojo Agada knows that black students aspire to be pharmacists, but often asks herself why there are so few at pharmacy school.

'I did not think that I could actually make a difference in pharmacy'

Posted by: Ishwah KhaliqThu, 23 Jul 2020

Being Pakistani and growing up in the UK, Ishwah Khaliq initially found it difficult to imagine herself being successful because of her ethnicity

'My name has a meaning and mispronouncing it takes away from that'

Posted by: Tsariye DoroThu, 23 Jul 2020

Tsariye Doro has received constant reminders that she is different because of her ethnicity.

My student-run campaign shows everyone can make a difference in public health

Posted by: Jagraj Singh ThandiWed, 8 Jul 2020

Pharmacy student Jagraj Singh Thandi shares why his peers should organise their own public health campaigns to make every contact with their patients count.

A message to preregistration trainees in the time of COVID-19: this setback can make you stronger

Posted by: Stephen SekimwanyiMon, 4 May 2020

Stephen Sekimwanyi, a pharmacist who has had his fair share of career setbacks, offers advice to preregistration trainees in light of the General Pharmaceutical Council’s decision to delay the pharmacy registration exam.

How I landed a coveted internship at a clinical nutrition and biosimilars pharma company

Posted by: Abolfazl Maasoumi SarvestaniWed, 25 Mar 2020

Pharmacy student Ali Maasoumi Sarvestani refused to let previous rejection stop him from landing a dream summer internship with Fresenius Kabi.

How I boosted my pharmacy CV with extracurricular activities

Posted by: Alexander McTaggartWed, 22 Jan 2020

It takes more than academic achievement to succeed as a pharmacist, says fourth-year pharmacy student Alex McTaggart.

My pharmacy preregistration training provider wasn't up to scratch

Posted by: Diba KeyhanfarThu, 10 Oct 2019

Newly registered locum pharmacist Diba Keyhanfar moved training sites a number of times during her preregistration training.

How we worked together to develop a unique community pharmacy oral health service

Posted by: Kendra MooreThu, 18 Jul 2019

Students at University College London are tasked with developing a novel pharmaceutical service as part of their final MPharm year.

How to get through the MPharm dissertation

Posted by: Ausaf KhanThu, 11 Jul 2019

Incoming preregistration trainee Ausaf Khan provides advice on how to finish the MPharm dissertation.

Why are pharmacy students steering clear of summer placements?

Posted by: Laura HealeyThu, 20 Jun 2019

Real-world experiences during pharmacy summer placements can boost a student’s prospects, but uptake appears to be dropping.

Your pharmacy calculations prep guide

Posted by: Babir MalikThu, 6 Jun 2019

Babir Malik’s top tips for approaching the calculations paper in the GPhC registration assessment.

What I gained from attending the RPS Science and Research Summit

Posted by: Tsz To ShamThu, 23 May 2019

Tsz To Sham encourages pharmacy students to take every opportunity to attend pharmacy conferences.

The RPS Foundation Programme: a hospital perspective

Posted by: Daisy KeeganThu, 16 May 2019

Daisy Keegan describes her experience of completing Foundation Stage 1 of the RPS Foundation Programme.

My Erasmus experience in Helsinki

Posted by: Reesha SolankiThu, 9 May 2019

Reesha Solanki explains why pharmacy students should consider taking part in Erasmus.

Intraprofessional learning in readiness for interprofessional working

Posted by: Babir MalikThu, 18 Apr 2019

An initiative at the University of Bradford which supports intraprofessional learning between pharmacy students and student pharmacy technicians.

UCL Fight the Fakes: improving medication safety in hospital pharmacy

Posted by: UCL Fight the FakesThu, 4 Apr 2019

In February 2019, UCL Fight the Fakes attended a roundtable discussion on the implementation status of the Falsified Medicines Directive in hospital pharmacy.

How to get through the preregistration year

Posted by: Marina Dinithi GoonatilakaThu, 28 Mar 2019

Newly registered pharmacist, Marina Dinithi Goonatilaka, shares her three tips on how to get through the preregistration training year.

How pharmacy schools can better represent minority ethnic students

Posted by: Somto MaduekeMon, 18 Mar 2019

Pharmacy student Somto Madueke highlights how pharmacy schools can tackle ethnic disparities and support minority ethnic students to succeed.

My summer internship at a GP practice

Posted by: Shanza KhanThu, 21 Feb 2019

Shanza Khan describes her experience of completing a pharmacy placement with the Argyle Health Group.

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