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Pharmacy practice and profession blog

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

The pharmacist I am today

Posted by: Fatema MamdaniFri, 30 Aug 2019

Writing competition 2019

It is every patient who changes your practice

Posted by: Mark BorthwickFri, 30 Aug 2019

Writing competition 2019

The patient who changed me even before I became a pharmacist

Posted by: Emma BoxerFri, 30 Aug 2019

Writing competition 2019

How our pharmacist-led anticoagulation service saves more than 500 bed days per year

Posted by: Sophie BlowWed, 28 Aug 2019

Surgeries are sometimes cancelled because of problems with anticoagulation, but pharmacist-led bridging clinics can reduce the number of cancellations.

Six ways to survive working as an on-call pharmacist

Posted by: Sinéad PeareThu, 8 Aug 2019

Top tips for keeping your cool while working on call.

Adoption of closed loop medicines administration into the NHS

Posted by: Samrina BhattiThu, 8 Aug 2019

Samrina Bhatti describes how closed loop medicines administration can reduce medication error rates.

Data-driven care: why pharmacy needs to get involved

Posted by: Andrew DaviesWed, 31 Jul 2019

Access to data will transform the NHS — it’s time pharmacists got to grips with clinical informatics, says Andrew Davies.

Increasing attendance at post foundation pharmacist training sessions

Posted by: Michael HodginsThu, 25 Jul 2019

Mike Hodgins and Frances Clymer describe how they overcame poor attendance at Sheffield Teach Hospitals pharmacy teaching sessions.

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.

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