Balancing the needs of individuals with the needs of society and managing legal or professional responsibilities are central factors when delivering safe and effective care. Behaviours relevant to this standard include having all the information required to deliver care, recognising the limits of competence and using judgement to make clinical and professional decisions with patients or 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.
Eric Bazuaye uses his specialist pharmacist knowledge and practical expertise to provide unique relief to patients diagnosed with neurological disorders.
A day in the life of a chronic pain pharmacist Subscription
Once developed, chronic pain can last a lifetime, but Peter Farley, a chronic pain pharmacist, believes that there is scope to mitigate this.
Delivering bad news to patients and their families is a part of Stephanie Ghartey’s role that she finds particularly difficult.
A day in the life of a nutrition support pharmacist Subscription
Clinical nutrition is an area of nutrition that requires pharmacists to work closely with the clinical team, rather than focusing solely on compounding.
Sick from stress: 'presenteeism' in pharmacySubscription
With increasing pressures placed on pharmacy professionals, presenteeism — or working when not fit to do so — is becoming more common. This can have detrimental effects on individuals, their families and patients.
When a preregistration trainee is dissatisfied with their placement, it is important that their employer tries to address the underlying issues.
Pharmacy preregistration trainees may wish to move placements, but the decision to switch should not be made lightly.
Whether new or experienced, there are qualities all excellent preregistration tutors should possess.
The nature of enquiries Daniel Hill receives as a medicines information and prescribing support pharmacist are vast and challenging.
Jaidev Mehta details a typical day as a pharmacy business intelligence manager, analysing medicines utilisation data to reduce variation in the provider sector.
Former hospital pharmacist Ana Armstrong would often find herself worrying about her older patients after discharge; so she decided to move sectors and help bridge care between hospital and home.
Pharmacists and lawyers give advice on what to do if you witness inappropriate behaviour in the workplace.
From September 2019, our CPD modules will be changing from ‘true or false’ questions to ‘single best answer’ questions.
Pharmacy professionals give their thoughts and advice to a Responsible Pharmacist colleague whose team is involved in a dispensing error.
David Gerrard details a typical day as a pharmacist independent prescriber working as part of a community learning disability treatment team.
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.