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Special report

Pre-registration exams

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With preparation well underway for the GPhC registration exam scheduled for 28 June 2018, we have put together all our relevant articles about the assessment, including tips for pre-registration trainees on how to tackle the calculations paper, general advice about exam preparation and what candidates can expect on the day.

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How to handle online criticism

25 JUN 2019By

Pharmacy professionals provide their thoughts and advice to a colleague who is on the receiving end of negative online comments.

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Nine essential resources for preregistration trainees

3 DEC 2018By ,

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

26 JUL 2018By ,

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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How to ace pharmacy calculations

18 JUN 2018By ,

Newly qualified pharmacists Abida Begum and Urvasi Patel share their eight tips for tackling the calculations paper in the GPhC registration assessment.

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Supporting the supporterSubscription

27 NOV 2017By

With ever increasing stressors placed on the healthcare sector, it is important that pharmacy professionals are able to look after their own health and wellbeing. But who can pharmacy professionals turn to when they are the ones in need of support? 

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Your pharmacy calculations prep guide

6 JUN 2019By

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

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How to get through the preregistration year

28 MAR 2019By

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

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We are already rethinking our training plans because of short-sighted cuts to preregistration funding

19 FEB 2019By

With nonsensical changes to preregistration pharmacist funding, we will struggle to train enough pharmacists to fill expanded roles of today, let alone of the future.

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Supporting black pharmacy students: how can we improve?

12 SEP 2018By

Mahendra Patel urges the pharmacy profession to do more for BAME students.

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Overcoming an early career setback

16 AUG 2018By

Aamer Safdar describes the preregistration experience which defined the rest of his career

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Scorched Earth: after the medicines disappeared

11 JUL 2018By

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Preparing for the GPhC registration assessment

7 JUN 2018By

Education, training and development pharmacist Aamer Safdar shares sage advice for pre-regs worrying about the registration assessment.

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

5 DEC 2017By

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

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Making the most out of your preregistration year: A hospital trainee’s thoughts

24 OCT 2017By

Recently registered pharmacist Sean Quay shares insight into his year as a hospital preregistration trainee.

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Merging theory with practice: the five-year integrated Master of Pharmacy degree

11 OCT 2017By

Tina Chung and Kwok Bun To describe their experience of being one of the first students to graduate from the University of Nottingham’s integrated Master of Pharmacy degree.

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In hindsight: reflections on the GPhC preregistration assessment

18 SEP 2017By

Newly registered pharmacist Sean Quay reflects on his experience of this year’s General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) preregistration assessment.

Pre-registration training in a CCG: a tutor's perspective

3 JAN 2017By

Medicines optimisation pharmacist Benjamin Garner supervised the first pharmacy pre-registration trainee who undertook six months’ training at Leeds South and East Clinical Commissioning Group.

A split pre-registration placement: at the CCG

3 JAN 2017By

Catherine Mak was the first pharmacy pre-registration trainee to split her training between Leeds South and East Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. Here, she discusses her time at the CCG.

A split pre-registration year: in the hospital

3 JAN 2017By

Catherine Mak was the first pharmacy pre-registration trainee to split her training between Leeds South and East Clinical Commissioning Group and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. Here, she discusses her time in the hospital.