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Tomorrow's pharmacist blog

All posts from: January 2014

Royal Pharmaceutical Society membership. More than “ARPharmS” after your name!

Posted by: Sophie KhatibSat, 18 Jan 2014

As a hospital pre-reg trainee I am fortunate to have the knowledge and experience of many pharmacists at my fingertips, but for many of my peers, they may only get the opportunity to work with two or three pharmacists this year before they embark on a lifelong career of making important decisions, independently - for the most part.  Working with so many highly skilled pharmacists has made me think about how important sharing knowledge and experiences is with colleagues - especially ...

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

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