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Pharmacy PhD student Adam Pattison Rathbone felt left out at his own focus group. Here, he describes what he learnt from the experience.
After hearing about a case where a pharmacist referred a child with a minor paracetamol overdose to A&E, Adam Pattison Rathbone wonders if pharmacists are equipped to be gatekeepers of the NHS.
Adam Pattison Rathbone shares a case study from his work at an outpatient pharmacy service. What decision would you have made?
Could better regulation of preregistration placement providers help to improve the future of the profession? Adam Pattison Rathbone discusses the possibility
Could a pharmacist referral system to secure GP appointments for those who really need them work?
There is a lot more to conducting research than I thought there would be. ‘Doing research’ is how I describe what I do to the family, kids and friends, however actually ‘doing research’ is a bit more complicated than it might first sound.
Adam Pattison Rathbone describes his frustration during “new doctor” week, when new junior doctors are brought onto the wards for the first time — but goes on to explain the value of experience
After receiving his consultation skills distance learning pack from the CPPE, Adam Pattison Rathbone asks how many times a pharmacist can be expected to learn the same skills.
Adam Pattison Rathbone considers how the RPS Faculty and the Foundation Pharmacy Framework may have an impact on career pathways in the NHS
During the pre-registration pharmacist training year some trainees can feel frustrated. In my pre-registration year I was initially frustrated that I was spending my first two weeks in the dispensary… an activity I felt was wasting my four years of training at university. When I finally made it to the ward and started to work with the Year One Foundation ...