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Tomorrow's pharmacist blog

A Question of Ethics

Posted by: Brendan FraserWed, 15 Jan 2014

Ethics is such a controversial topic. Ethical dilemmas can occur daily for some pharmacists whether it be unsigned prescriptions or issues surrounding patient confidentiality. Having thought quite deeply about ethics, I believe nothing can really prepare you for a ethical dilemma unless you actually experience them. This can be quite daunting.

Hospital work experience: SIADH case study

Posted by: Helen CaleyMon, 13 Jan 2014

I shadowed a pharmacist on a ward round where we saw apatient who had a low sodium blood level. He had also had a fall and was weak.A scan determined that there was no brain damage so it was deemed safe toprescribe low molecular weight heparin. This prevents the formation of bloodclots and if the patient had a bleed on the brain this would not have been

People Behind the Medicines

Posted by: Hiran PragTue, 17 Dec 2013

Working with some of the most brilliant minds in the field of solid oral dosage forms has really had a great impact on me.  Their seemingly endless knowledge, determination and hardworking nature have increased my aspirations of a future career in this type of industrial environment.  With the attrition rate of novel compounds ever increasing, the industry seems to be fighting an uphill battle.  Despite this, it is exceptionally clear, just how driven each individual is, with this gritty ...

Prescribing the way forward

Posted by: Fatima SabirWed, 13 Nov 2013

The start of being a pharmacist

Posted by: Ayla AtalarThu, 7 Nov 2013

My name appeared on the GPhC register on the 1stof September. This date will always hold a special meaning to me as itsignifies the beginning of my career as a pharmacist. I feel extremely proud ofwhat I have achieved after five years of studying.

Checking and Thinking

Posted by: Brendan FraserMon, 4 Nov 2013

I checked my first item as a pharmacist last week. Itwas a prescription of paracetamol suspensionfor a one year old child. I remember a tutor telling some students that you'llalways remember checking your first item, then she rolled off what hers was. Iremember thinking how peculiar that was. Is it the fact that as pharmacists we

Evidence?

Posted by: Hiran PragFri, 1 Nov 2013

The Pharmaceutical Industry?

Posted by: Hiran PragSun, 29 Sep 2013

Many peers have asked me the same question over the past few years: why do you want to work in the pharmaceutical industry?  This was often the natural response, after those around me discovered the summer placement and eventually pre-reg training I was to complete. 

NHS England Board Meeting

Posted by: Annabel IkwuakolamMon, 16 Sep 2013

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Entering the world of work

Posted by: Hiran PragMon, 16 Sep 2013

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