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Sian Howells

Sian Howell's is senior tutor at King's College London

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  • A good student does not necessarily make a good pharmacistSubscription

    11 NOV 2014

    We wish to offer a different perspective on the recent decision by the government not to cap pharmacy student numbers (The Pharmaceutical Journal 2014;293:412). There is a view among some people that not enforcing a cap is a mistake (

  • Pre-registration training difficultiesSubscription

    20 OCT 2014Comments (1)

    We have always believed that young talent should be nurtured and supported during the informative years when entering the profession. However, recently we have become alarmed at the number of reports from our students who have become disillusioned and demoralised as a result of their pre-registration training placement. It is easy to dismiss these reports as students who are struggling to adapt from student life to a more stringent work environment, but we believe this may not be the c

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