Valerie Sillito, MRPharmS is a community pharmacist in Aberdeen
Criticisms can help improve our practiceSubscription
It is common for pharmacists to query prescribing decisions, but what happens when the tables are turned?
Expanding the clinical role of pharmacistsSubscription
Scotland’s vision for pharmacists to become prescribers is exactly what the profession needs.
Get your patients to buy in to messagesSubscription
Reflections of an independent prescriber: I have thoroughly enjoyed the past few years of independent prescribing, safe in the knowledge that the various available guidelines will keep me on the straight and narrow and safeguard my patients’ well-being.
When guidance is only a guideSubscription
Contraception - what's that?Subscription
How independent must we be?Subscription
A seat at the table, whatever the settingSubscription
Recent blog posts
Pharmacist independent prescriber Valerie Sillito explains how difficult she finds it to break out of old habits when prescribing for asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Conducting an annual medication review is not as straightforward as I had thought.