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Tomorrow's pharmacist blog

Intraprofessional learning in readiness for interprofessional working

Posted by: Babir MalikThu, 18 Apr 2019

An initiative at the University of Bradford which supports intraprofessional learning between pharmacy students and student pharmacy technicians.

UCL Fight the Fakes: improving medication safety in hospital pharmacy

Posted by: UCL Fight the FakesThu, 4 Apr 2019

In February 2019, UCL Fight the Fakes attended a roundtable discussion on the implementation status of the Falsified Medicines Directive in hospital pharmacy.

What to do when social media goes bad

Posted by: Pharmacy Law and Ethics RGUTue, 2 Apr 2019

The student-led Robert Gordon University Pharmacy Law and Ethics Group reminds pharmacy professionals of how online behaviour can influence younger members of the profession.

How to get through the preregistration year

Posted by: Marina Dinithi GoonatilakaThu, 28 Mar 2019

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

How pharmacy schools can better represent minority ethnic students

Posted by: Somto MaduekeMon, 18 Mar 2019

Pharmacy student Somto Madueke highlights how pharmacy schools can tackle ethnic disparities and support minority ethnic students to succeed.

My summer internship at a GP practice

Posted by: Shanza KhanThu, 21 Feb 2019

Shanza Khan describes her experience of completing a pharmacy placement with the Argyle Health Group.

Is ethnicity an issue for pharmacy students?

Posted by: Kweku BimpongMon, 18 Feb 2019

Kweku Bimpong, fourth year pharmacy student and publications officer for the British Pharmaceutical Students’ Association, gives his view on how ethnicity impacts students from minority ethnic backgrounds. 

Preparing for day one

Posted by: Zahra MahomedThu, 31 Jan 2019

Zahra Mahomed details how she prepared herself for life as a registered pharmacist.

How the shortage of preregistration placements should be addressed

Posted by: Mahamoud AliThu, 29 Nov 2018

Final year pharmacy student Mahamoud Ali shares his concerns over fewer numbers of preregistration placements available compared to trainees.

Supporting black pharmacy students: how can we improve?

Posted by: Mahendra PatelWed, 12 Sep 2018

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

Overcoming an early career setback

Posted by: Aamer SafdarThu, 16 Aug 2018

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

Introducing Junel Ahmed — 2018/2019 BPSA president

Posted by: Junel AhmedThu, 19 Jul 2018

Junel Ahmed, recently elected British Pharmaceutical Students’ Association president, speaks about his pharmacy journey, why he chose to run for president and his hopes for the future.

Preparing for the GPhC registration assessment

Posted by: Aamer SafdarThu, 7 Jun 2018

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

UCL Fight the Fakes at the 71st World Health Assembly, Geneva

Posted by: Woohyun ChoThu, 31 May 2018

Students from the UCL School of Pharmacy, Woohyun Katherine Cho, Naira Ghanem and Sheena Kutikala attended the 71st World Health Assembly held in Geneva, representing UCL Fight the Fakes.

Innovative community pharmacy services in the UK

Posted by: Sean QuayWed, 9 May 2018

Newly registered pharmacist, Sean Quay highlights some of the newest and innovative pharmacy services he has come across.

From disillusioned to enlightened

Posted by: Sally Sosnicka Fri, 20 Apr 2018

After only one year into her MPharm degree, Sally Sosnicka felt confused about her future in pharmacy. Here she explains how she became disillusioned with the profession, why she no longer has those doubts and why she is now looking forward to life as a pharmacist.

Being part of the first intake of University of Sussex pharmacy students was a great opportunity, not a risk

Posted by: Hira GhaniThu, 8 Feb 2018

Hira Ghani describes her experience of completing her first year of study at the recently established school of pharmacy at the University of Sussex.

Balancing the ethical and commercial pressures of community pharmacy

Posted by: Sean QuayFri, 5 Jan 2018

In community pharmacy, there is a perception that pharmacists struggle with balancing commercial pressures with the safety and ethical aspects of patient care. Sean Quay and Mohima Akhtar ask whether it is impossible to be profitable while remaining professionally ethical. Or can the two co-exist?

Balancing the ethical and commercial pressures of community pharmacy

Posted by: Mohima AkhtarFri, 5 Jan 2018

In community pharmacy, there is a perception that pharmacists struggle with balancing commercial pressures with the safety and ethical aspects of patient care. Sean Quay and Mohima Akhtar ask whether it is impossible to be profitable while remaining professionally ethical. Or can the two co-exist?

Digital health: a pharmacy student's perspective

Posted by: Amardeep BaggaMon, 11 Dec 2017

In the age of information, digital technology affects everyone’s lives. It is one of the most important tools for a modern society to operate efficiently. In healthcare, technology is used not only to reduce human effort, but also to improve a patient’s quality of life, and even save lives.

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