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Pharmacy practice and profession blog

How our remote prescribing service has improved care

Posted by: Ade WilliamsFri, 12 Jul 2019

We can transform care by embracing portfolio working and remote technologies, says Ade Williams.

My role as an ambassador for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Posted by: Fatema MamdaniThu, 4 Jul 2019

Newly registered pharmacist Fatema Mamdani describes why she applied to become a representative for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Pharmacists: we can support people with alcohol issues

Posted by: Roz GittinsWed, 26 Jun 2019

Brief interventions by community pharmacists — which require little time and no specialist training — can make a big difference to people with alcohol addiction, says Addaction pharmacy director Roz Gittins.

The Darzi experience

Posted by: Elizabeth ButterfieldMon, 17 Jun 2019

Liz Butterfield, clinical lead for medicines optimisation at Kent Surrey Sussex Academic Health Science Network, writes about her experience of sponsoring a Darzi Fellowship Project.

Defining leadership

Posted by: Aditya AggarwalThu, 30 May 2019

Aditya Aggarwal explains what leadership in pharmacy looks like to him

Changing perceptions: how Canada's deprescribing network is tackling polypharmacy

Posted by: Cara TannenbaumThu, 16 May 2019

As England prepares to launch its own deprescribing network, the director of a similar scheme in Canada explains what they have done over the past four years.

Why the newly appointed GPhC board left me with more questions than answers

Posted by: Elsy Gomez CamposThu, 2 May 2019

Elsy Gomez Campos questions the lack of black representation on the GPhC board.

After the ballot result: what’s next for Boots and the PDAU

Posted by: Paul DayWed, 1 May 2019

Now the Pharmacists’ Defence Association Union has won recognition for its representation, pharmacists employed by Boots can expect greater independence and support at work, says PDAU national officer Paul Day

Why community pharmacists should undertake the Mary Seacole Programme

Posted by: Ade WilliamsMon, 29 Apr 2019

Ade Williams describes his experience of completing the Mary Seacole Programme

The BBC has got it wrong: we are not 'GP substitutes'

Posted by: Tom GregoryWed, 17 Apr 2019

Pharmacists in general practice provide invaluable expertise and do not exist just to ‘relieve pressure’ on GPs, says clinical pharmacist Tom Gregory.

Ensuring value-based outcomes through medicines optimisation

Posted by: Shazia KarsanThu, 14 Mar 2019

Shazia Karsan describes the value pharmacists bring to integrated community networks in Croydon.

Back to the drawing board: why pharmacists should embrace creativity in patient interactions

Posted by: Nana TomovaWed, 13 Mar 2019

When almost half of patients are unable to understand health information, pharmacists should employ a creative and humanistic approach to discussing medicines with patients, says mental health pharmacist Nana Tomova.

What we do as CPhO clinical fellows

Posted by: The CPhO Clinical FellowsThu, 28 Feb 2019

Katherine Le Bosquet, Louisa Conlon and Adele Mott give an insight into their work as chief pharmaceutical officer fellows.

Treating complex patients in their own homes is possible — we already do it

Posted by: Rabiya MansoorWed, 27 Feb 2019

Improving patient care and making cost savings, the pharmacy homecare team provides much more than just a medicines delivery service, says advanced specialist pharmacist Rabiya Mansoor.

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

Posted by: Mary EvansTue, 19 Feb 2019

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.

Pioneering an independent medicines optimisation clinic in community, in India

Posted by: Mansi ShahThu, 14 Feb 2019

Pharmacist Mansi Shah has developed the first independent community medicines optimisation service in India, but it has not been without its challenges.

Meeting the learning needs of early-career community pharmacists in Northern Ireland

Posted by: Catherine ShawFri, 25 Jan 2019

The Northern Ireland Centre for Pharmacy Learning and Development have a created a foundation programme specifically for community pharmacists.

Meeting the learning needs of early-career community pharmacists in Northern Ireland

Posted by: Heather BellFri, 25 Jan 2019

The Northern Ireland Centre for Pharmacy Learning and Development have a created a foundation programme specifically for community pharmacists.

Meeting the learning needs of early-career community pharmacists in Northern Ireland

Posted by: Colin AdairFri, 25 Jan 2019

The Northern Ireland Centre for Pharmacy Learning and Development have a created a foundation programme specifically for community pharmacists.

How working with podiatry students improved my learning as a pharmacy student

Posted by: Evelyn AndrewsMon, 21 Jan 2019

Pharmacy student Evelyn Andrews describes how shadowing students in a podiatry clinic has changed her perceptions of the role.

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