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I'm proud of pharmacists taking the lead on World Patient Safety Day


Barry Jubraj from the Specialist Pharmacy Service was taken aback by the range of projects pharmacy teams across the country are working on to improve patient safety.

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My pharmacy preregistration training provider wasn't up to scratch


Newly registered locum pharmacist Diba Keyhanfar moved training sites a number of times during her preregistration training.

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Improving medicines safety as a volunteer pharmacist in Cambodia


In 2018, pharmacist Alda Hummelinck volunteered in Cambodia to help identify opportunities to improve medicines and patient safety.

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Our experience of preregistration training in general practice

As general practice pharmacy preregistration training opportunities are now available through Oriel, three newly-qualified pharmacists share their recent placement experience.

Reflective account

Reflective account example: a community pharmacist reflects on his communication skills


Do you feel confident in completing your reflective account? This example helps you understand what you need to include in your GPhC submission

Peer discussion.

Peer discussion example: a locum's view on medicine safety and near misses


Have you completed your peer discussion? This example peer discussion will help you know what you need to record when completing your revalidation entry.

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Unplanned learning example: improving understanding of patient experience in acne


An example CPD entry from the perspective of a community pharmacist who has recently completed unplanned CPD on acne.

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Planned learning example: learning about endometriosis


An example CPD entry from the perspective of a community pharmacist who has recently completed planned CPD on endometriosis.

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Updating CPD modules to help improve learning


From September 2019, our CPD modules will be changing from ‘true or false’ questions to ‘single best answer’ questions.

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How UK pharmacy schools can learn from New Zealand to grow culturally competent pharmacists


Work to improve the inclusivity of healthcare for Māori people shows the importance of cultural competence in addressing differences in health outcomes, say pharmacists from New Zealand. 

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What a primary care network pharmacist really does


Former community pharmacist Danny Bartlett has worked in his new local primary care network for a matter of months, but he is already making an impact on his patients.

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The career benefits of getting involved in a quality improvement project

Band 7 pharmacists Sarah Cahill and Sarah Browbank describe how their quality improvement work has helped them develop both professionally and personally.

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The pharmacist I am today


Writing competition 2019

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