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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.

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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.

Reesha Solanki

My Erasmus experience in Helsinki

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Reesha Solanki explains why pharmacy students should consider taking part in Erasmus.

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Writing competition now open: tell us about the patient who changed your practice

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The Pharmaceutical Journal is asking readers to write a short piece on the theme of ‘The patient who change my practice’, where the winning entry will receive an Amazon Fire 8 tablet.

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Why the newly appointed GPhC board left me with more questions than answers

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Elsy Gomez Campos questions the lack of black representation on the GPhC board.

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After the ballot result: what’s next for Boots and the PDAU

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Now the Pharmacists’ Defence Association Union has won recognition for its representation, pharmacists employed by Boots can expect greater independence and support at work, says PDAU national officer Paul Day

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Why community pharmacists should undertake the Mary Seacole Programme

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Ade Williams describes his experience of completing the Mary Seacole Programme

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Intraprofessional learning in readiness for interprofessional working

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An initiative at the University of Bradford which supports intraprofessional learning between pharmacy students and student pharmacy technicians.

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The BBC has got it wrong: we are not 'GP substitutes'

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Pharmacists in general practice provide invaluable expertise and do not exist just to ‘relieve pressure’ on GPs, says clinical pharmacist Tom Gregory.

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