Pharmacy practice and profession blog
Spirits are running high at Chesterfield and Dronfield Primary Care Network, which has given 4,500 COVID-19 vaccinations since Christmas, says lead pharmacist Isobel Bancroft.
How working at NHS Test and Trace landed me a role heading my university’s COVID-19 case management team
Pharmacist and lecturer Gurinder Singh’s pharmacy skills proved invaluable during his work as a clinical contact caseworker at NHS Test and Trace — then he was headhunted to lead the University of Reading’s COVID-19 case management team.
Pharmacist Laura Burley’s skills proved invaluable at a refugee camp in Samos, Greece, where she was involved in everything from counselling patients on scabies medication, to streamlining the camp clinic’s systems.
How our multidisciplinary approach helped us reduce our practice’s high-dose prescribing by almost half
Senior GP pharmacist Rory Donnelly explains how his practice helped reduce high-dose opioid prescribing by an average of 40%.
Well respected leaders within the pharmacy profession volunteered their time and expertise to assess nominations for The Pharmaceutical Journal’s Women to Watch 2020 initiative.
Cristina Coelho, lead pharmacist in medicines information at NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, on how her team of pharmacy professionals were indispensable in providing the latest and most accurate new COVID-19 information to clinicians on the ground.
Preregistration pharmacist and book lover Janelle Soong was shocked by the perception that pharmacists ‘just stick labels on boxes’, so she collected her favourite real-life tales to show what pharmacy is really about.
When hospital pharmacist Adam Sutherland felt his career had reached a dead end, research offered him exciting new opportunities.
We designed a new way of tapering antidepressants, but why won't the health authorities recognise its value?
When Peter Groot, a researcher in mental health experience, suffered uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms from his antidepressants, he set about developing tapering strips — clever tools to help patients gradually reduce their dose. But, despite their effectiveness, they are yet to take the medical community by storm.
Senior cancer pharmacists like Catherine Chaytor at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are at the forefront of new technology using patients’ genomes to identify their risk of chemotherapy side effects.