Taking responsibility for your actions and leading by example are ways that every pharmacy professional can demonstrate leadership. Behaviours relevant to this standard include assessing the risk in the care provided and acting to limit these risks, as well as contributing to the education, training and development of others.
These articles can be used to support the development of your reflective account entries for this standard and provide an idea of the activities that could be included.
What to do when your pharmacy career stallsSubscription
Four pharmacy professionals provide guidance to a pharmacist who no longer feels passionate about their current role.
Jaidev Mehta details a typical day as a pharmacy business intelligence manager, analysing medicines utilisation data to reduce variation in the provider sector.
Pharmacy professionals give their thoughts and advice to a Responsible Pharmacist colleague whose team is involved in a dispensing error.
Five tips to help pharmacy professionals digitise their career.
A day in the life of a homecare pharmacistSubscription
Mosan Ashraf details a typical day as lead pharmacist for homecare medicines at a foundation trust.
Pharmacists in the Army ReserveSubscription
Anuj K Sunder describes the benefits of being a pharmacist in the Army Reserve.
Aditya Aggarwal explains what leadership in pharmacy looks like to him
Ade Williams describes his experience of completing the Mary Seacole Programme
Chandani Sakaria shares her experience of completing the Mary Seacole programme for leaders.
How your hobbies can boost your careerSubscription
Steve Hemsley investigates the interesting hobbies of pharmacists and how the skills they gain translate into career skills.
At one of the plenary sessions from the 2016 RPS Conference, Julia Robinson heard that the views of newly registered pharmacists and students must be listened to in order to take the profession forward.
Sasa Jankovic takes a practical look at how pharmacists can seek opportunities to develop their leadership skills.
Team Up is a volunteering programme that partners trainee and student healthcare professionals with organisations that help disadvantaged communities. Here, four pharmacy students talk about the projects they participated in.
Understanding the value of learning objectives and what makes a successful one.
The role of the consultant pharmacist in the NHSSubscription
First introduced to the NHS ten years ago, consultant pharmacists are leaders of the profession in education, research and in the delivery of expert pharmaceutical practice. Gareth Malson finds out what a career in consultant pharmacy looks like.
Most pharmacy jobs will involve managing other people to some degree. Ailsa Colquhoun finds out how to get the most from those around you.