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Tomorrow's pharmacist blog

All posts from: March 2013

Generally busy

Posted by: Ayla AtalarSun, 24 Mar 2013

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Dispensing happiness

Posted by: Ranveer BasseySun, 24 Mar 2013

Pharmacists dispensed £270million worth of happiness in2011, with 1 in every 20 items dispensed being an antidepressant.  It worries me a little.


Posted by: Tue, 19 Mar 2013

Resistance is futile

Posted by: Emily HardakerTue, 12 Mar 2013

Hospital work experience: neonatal ward part 2

Posted by: Helen CaleySat, 9 Mar 2013

As it is very rare to find medicines specifically made forneonates there is often a lot of wastage. The pharmacist I was with remarkedthat if someone set up a company specialising in neonatal medicines they wouldmake a fortune! Another issue when administering medicines to neonates is thetaste and texture of oral formulations because if a medicine tastes unpleasant

Written communication in pharmacy

Posted by: Sara ValenteMon, 4 Mar 2013

Students who pick pharmacy as a career usually do so because they have an interest in science, they want to work with people and have a flair for analysing problems. These students sometimes choose a scientific career because they also prefer subjects that don’t require the need to write lots of essays. The good news is there isn’t a lot of essay writing on a pharmacy course, as we focus on calculations, graph-drawing and multiple choice questions but we must not abandon all knowledge ...

In defence of homeopathy

Posted by: Ranveer BasseySun, 3 Mar 2013

There's currently apoll asking if homoeopathy should be funded by the NHS.  I think it's entirely the wrong question toask.  We should be asking if drugs shouldbe funded by the NHS.  Allow me toexplain.

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