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Medicine Safety

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

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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

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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

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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.

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

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Writing competition 2019

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