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Getting a good pre-registration placement

Getting a preregistration placement

From the Oriel assessments to successfully selecting a training provider, here is our complete guide for pharmacy graduates on how to navigate this crucial stage in your career.

Careers

What pharmacy preregistration trainees should consider before switching placements

Consider these six factors before switching pharmacy preregistration training sitesSubscription

Pharmacy preregistration trainees may wish to move placements, but the decision to switch should not be made lightly.

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Oriel situational judgement test: what pharmacy students need to know Subscription

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.

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Oriel numeracy test: what pharmacy students need to know Subscription

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.

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How to succeed in the Oriel multiple mini interviewsSubscription

There are several things to consider when preparing for your multiple mini interviews. Here is a guide to help you prepare.

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Six things to look for in a pharmacy preregistration placementSubscription

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.

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Nine essential resources for preregistration trainees

Resources preregistration trainee pharmacists should be aware of and know how to use.

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What to consider before selecting a preregistration placement

National recruitment to preregistration placements in England and Wales has been conducted through a computerised recruitment tool called ‘Oriel’ for the second consecutive year.

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Seven of the hardest pharmacy interview questions and how to answer them

Some questions asked in job interviews can be a challenge, even for an experienced pharmacist. What are prospective employers hoping to find out from the trickiest questions and how should you tackle them?

Blogs

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My pharmacy preregistration training provider wasn't up to scratch

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

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Our experience of preregistration training in general practice

As general practice pharmacy preregistration training opportunities are now available through Oriel, three newly-qualified pharmacists share their recent placement experience.

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The curious life of a prison pre-registration trainee

Xinyu (Lisa) Yu describes her experience of completing her pre-registration training in a prison.

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Theory to practice: reflecting on the jump from pharmacy student to preregistration pharmacist

Pre-reg pharmacist Gemma Thomas uses her experiences to explain why spending time across the pharmacy sectors is so important to development.

Features

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What provisional registration will mean for the pharmacy professionSubscription

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced radical changes to how the 2020 class of preregistration trainees will transition into their careers.

Levelling the playing field for preregistration students

Are universities failing pharmacy trainees?Subscription

Graduates from some pharmacy schools achieve significantly higher final assessment pass rates than others.

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