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Tomorrow's pharmacist blog

Generally busy

Posted by: Ayla AtalarSun, 24 Mar 2013

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Dispensing happiness

Posted by: Ranveer BasseySun, 24 Mar 2013

Pharmacists dispensed £270million worth of happiness in2011, with 1 in every 20 items dispensed being an antidepressant.  It worries me a little.

Audit

Posted by: Brendan FraserTue, 19 Mar 2013

Resistance is futile

Posted by: Emily HardakerTue, 12 Mar 2013

Hospital work experience: neonatal ward part 2

Posted by: Helen CaleySat, 9 Mar 2013

As it is very rare to find medicines specifically made forneonates there is often a lot of wastage. The pharmacist I was with remarkedthat if someone set up a company specialising in neonatal medicines they wouldmake a fortune! Another issue when administering medicines to neonates is thetaste and texture of oral formulations because if a medicine tastes unpleasant

Written communication in pharmacy

Posted by: Sara ValenteMon, 4 Mar 2013

Students who pick pharmacy as a career usually do so because they have an interest in science, they want to work with people and have a flair for analysing problems. These students sometimes choose a scientific career because they also prefer subjects that don’t require the need to write lots of essays. The good news is there isn’t a lot of essay writing on a pharmacy course, as we focus on calculations, graph-drawing and multiple choice questions but we must not abandon all knowledge ...

In defence of homeopathy

Posted by: Ranveer BasseySun, 3 Mar 2013

There's currently apoll asking if homoeopathy should be funded by the NHS.  I think it's entirely the wrong question toask.  We should be asking if drugs shouldbe funded by the NHS.  Allow me toexplain.

Community Cross Sector Placement

Posted by: Brendan FraserThu, 28 Feb 2013

I completed my two week cross sector placement in community pharmacy last week. I'm going to be honest, it was hard work! Initially, I knew how busy it would be as I had worked at the branch previously.But, unless my memory is failing me, it felt like it had got worse.

Smart drugs and me

Posted by: Ranveer BasseySun, 24 Feb 2013

I have a confession to make.  I have taken a smartdrug.  It was not prescribed for me, norwas it bought from a registered pharmacy. It improved my alertness, increased my attention and allowed me to workfor longer.  But you can hang up yourcall to the GPhC.  I’m talking aboutcaffeine.

Phenylbutazone in Horse burgers? Neigh.

Posted by: Emily HardakerWed, 13 Feb 2013

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