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Six ways to survive working as an on-call pharmacist

Six ways to survive working as an on-call pharmacist

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Top tips for keeping your cool while working on call.

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Adoption of closed loop medicines administration into the NHS

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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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

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

Ausaf Khan

How to get through the MPharm dissertation

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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

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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

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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?

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

Liz Butterfield

The Darzi experience

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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

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

Aditya Aggarwal

Defining leadership

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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

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

Daisy Keegan

The RPS Foundation Programme: a hospital perspective

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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

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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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