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Pharmacy practice and profession blog

Why having a mentor is so important to pharmacists working in general practice

Posted by: Niketa DassWed, 27 Nov 2019

New general practice pharmacists can feel isolated, but mentorship can boost their resilience and the care they give patients, says clinical pharmacist Niketa Dass.

How our pharmacy became the first in North Wales to write prescriptions for minor illnesses

Posted by: Steffan JohnWed, 20 Nov 2019

Superintendent pharmacist Steffan John shares his experience of treading new ground in the launch of North Wales’ first acute minor illness service, led by independent prescribing pharmacists.

How we introduced population health management to our hospital trust

Posted by: James ColeWed, 13 Nov 2019

University College London Hospitals Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is using its patients’ data to identify groups with similar characteristics and design new models of proactive care specifically for them.

How a portfolio career like mine could give the pharmacy workforce a boost

Posted by: Ailsa SharrockWed, 30 Oct 2019

Working across different settings not only gives job satisfaction, but also benefits patient care, says portfolio pharmacist Ailsa Sharrock.

I'm proud of pharmacists taking the lead on World Patient Safety Day

Posted by: Barry JubrajWed, 16 Oct 2019

Barry Jubraj from the Specialist Pharmacy Service was taken aback by the range of projects pharmacy teams across the country are working on to improve patient safety.

Improving medicines safety as a volunteer pharmacist in Cambodia

Posted by: Alda HummelinckWed, 9 Oct 2019

In 2018, pharmacist Alda Hummelinck volunteered in Cambodia to help identify opportunities to improve medicines and patient safety.

Reflective account example: a community pharmacist reflects on his communication skills

Posted by: Kristoffer StewartFri, 4 Oct 2019

Do you feel confident in completing your reflective account? This example helps you understand what you need to include in your GPhC submission

Peer discussion example: a locum's view on medicine safety and near misses

Posted by: Kristoffer StewartFri, 4 Oct 2019

Have you completed your peer discussion? This example peer discussion will help you know what you need to record when completing your revalidation entry.

Unplanned learning example: improving understanding of patient experience in acne

Posted by: Kristoffer StewartThu, 3 Oct 2019

An example CPD entry from the perspective of a community pharmacist who has recently completed unplanned CPD on acne.

Planned learning example: learning about endometriosis

Posted by: Kristoffer StewartWed, 2 Oct 2019

An example CPD entry from the perspective of a community pharmacist who has recently completed planned CPD on endometriosis.

Updating CPD modules to help improve learning

Posted by: Natasha LeesonMon, 30 Sep 2019

From September 2019, our CPD modules will be changing from ‘true or false’ questions to ‘single best answer’ questions.

How UK pharmacy schools can learn from New Zealand to grow culturally competent pharmacists

Posted by: Nga Kaitiaki o Te Puna Rongoa The Maori Pharmacists’AssociatThu, 26 Sep 2019

Work to improve the inclusivity of healthcare for Māori people shows the importance of cultural competence in addressing differences in health outcomes, say pharmacists from New Zealand. 

What a primary care network pharmacist really does

Posted by: Danny BartlettWed, 11 Sep 2019

Former community pharmacist Danny Bartlett has worked in his new local primary care network for a matter of months, but he is already making an impact on his patients.

Dispensing a heart, not just a medicine

Posted by: Ade WilliamsFri, 30 Aug 2019

Writing competition 2019

The patient who taught me that even superheroes have flaws

Posted by: Rory WemyssFri, 30 Aug 2019

Writing competition 2019

The person your older patient used to be

Posted by: John WoodFri, 30 Aug 2019

Writing competition 2019

Bravery on your patient's behalf

Posted by: Sophie OduyaleFri, 30 Aug 2019

Writing competition 2019

To all my patients, who change me a little every time we meet

Posted by: Nana TomovaFri, 30 Aug 2019

Writing competition 2019

Just talking, itself, is therapeutic

Posted by: Simon JacklinFri, 30 Aug 2019

Writing competition 2019

A patient can say everything with just one look

Posted by: Malcolm BrownFri, 30 Aug 2019

Writing competition 2019

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