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Six ways to survive working as an on-call pharmacist

Six ways to survive working as an on-call pharmacist


Top tips for keeping your cool while working on call.

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Adoption of closed loop medicines administration into the NHS


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

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Data-driven care: why pharmacy needs to get involved


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

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Making The Pharmaceutical Journal bigger and better


Based on feedback from RPS members, you will soon receive one combined print journal per month.

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Increasing attendance at post foundation pharmacist training sessions


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

UCL group Kendra Moore

How we worked together to develop a unique community pharmacy oral health service


Students at University College London are tasked with developing a novel pharmaceutical service as part of their final MPharm year.

Ade Williams, superintendent pharmacist, Bedminster Pharmacy; pharmacist prescriber, Broadmead Medical Centre

How our remote prescribing service has improved care


We can transform care by embracing portfolio working and remote technologies, says Ade Williams.

Ausaf Khan

How to get through the MPharm dissertation


Incoming preregistration trainee Ausaf Khan provides advice on how to finish the MPharm dissertation.

Fatema Mamdani, a rotational pharmacist at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

My role as an ambassador for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society


Newly registered pharmacist Fatema Mamdani describes why she applied to become a representative for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society

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How we revolutionised care by giving everyone in our team an iPad

Claire Patel describes how Nottingham University Hospital pharmacy department took a leap into the world of health technology.

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Pharmacists: we can support people with alcohol issues


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.

Real-world experiences during pharmacy summer placements can boost a student’s prospects, but uptake appears to be dropping.

Why are pharmacy students steering clear of summer placements?


Real-world experiences during pharmacy summer placements can boost a student’s prospects, but uptake appears to be dropping.

Liz Butterfield

The Darzi experience


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.

Pharmacy calculation prep guide

Your pharmacy calculations prep guide


Babir Malik’s top tips for approaching the calculations paper in the GPhC registration assessment.

Aditya Aggarwal

Defining leadership


Aditya Aggarwal explains what leadership in pharmacy looks like to him

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What I gained from attending the RPS Science and Research Summit


Tsz To Sham encourages pharmacy students to take every opportunity to attend pharmacy conferences.

Daisy Keegan

The RPS Foundation Programme: a hospital perspective


Daisy Keegan describes her experience of completing Foundation Stage 1 of the RPS Foundation Programme.

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Changing perceptions: how Canada's deprescribing network is tackling polypharmacy


As England prepares to launch its own deprescribing network, the director of a similar scheme in Canada explains what they have done over the past four years.

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