All Articles

Promoting long, healthy lives - the role of pharmacy

This NPA-accredited module, developed by CIG Healthcare Partnership on behalf of Merck Consumer Health, highlights risk factors for ill health among older people and how you can help customers reduce these risks to live longer, healthier lives.

Apply now to become a BPSA Representative 2017-2018

Are you passionate about student pharmacy? Do you want to develop your skills, and enhance your CV? Do you want to make your voice heard in the official student organisation of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society? Then become a national representative for the British Pharmaceutical Students' Association! 

Hints and Tips for Pre-reg interviews

As a fresh-faced young pre-reg, I can remember only too well preparing for interviews last year. Here are a few tips and things to look at in preparation. You don’t have to go overboard learning everything back to front, but a good general overview will really help. This is just a guide based off my interview experiences, both for pre-reg and otherwise, with a view to what you might encounter with the new recruitment system.

10 minute clinic: foot and leg care

This handy 10-minute clinic is designed to act as a quick reference guide that will help you when advising customers in the foot and leg care category.

Type 2 diabetes: part two

This module is the second in our CPPE series about type 2 diabetes.

Diabetes prescriptions up 80 per cent in 10 years

An NHS Digital report reveals that prescriptions for diabetes drugs in primary care are rising at a much higher rate than overall prescribing

Mind matters

Dementia is on the rise, but awareness of the disease remains low. With Dementia Friends now included in the quality payments scheme, pharmacy has an even greater chance to change this.

How To Ace Your Placement Interview

Securing those summer placements has to be one of the scariest struggles every pharmacy student finds themselves in, but with correct preparation for your application and interview, they are so easy to obtain.

How To Prepare For A Pharmacy Interview

With the recent change in hospital pre-registration placements, it has never been more important to get your interview preparation right to secure your preferred destination.

Interview tips

“Thank you for your recent application, unfortunately on this occasion, we won’t be taking your application further”, does this sound familiar to you? Wait no longer! Hopefully, with these few tips and personal experiences you can get that “Congratulations, we are delighted to confirm that your application has been successful”.

How To Ace A Job Interview

Congratulations! You have just been shortlisted for an interview from a pool of thousands of applicants. Here is your chance to lock in your job offer and impress the interviewer (well enough to get hired). Here are five tips on how to ace an interview

Pain linked to dementia

Persistent pain is associated with more rapid memory decline and increased risk of dementia, according to a new analysis

Aspirin may protect against breast cancer in diabetes

Long-term low-dose aspirin reduces the risk of breast cancer in women with diabetes

Obesity increases RA risk in women

A study presented at the European Congress of Rheumatology has shown that obese women have a higher RA risk

Dog walking key to healthier old age

A new study has found that owning or walking a dog was one of the most effective ways to beat the usual decline in later-life activity.

Community pharmacy and palliative care

This CPD module, which appears in the July 2017 edition of Pharmacy Magazine, looks at community pharmacy and palliative care

UKCPA viewpoint: Miconazole and warfarin

Warnings about miconazole oral gel and warfarin prescribed together are still not being heeded putting patients risk

Future Pharmacist: Parkinson's Disease

Welcome to the latest Future Pharmacist: PDS Clinic.Future Pharmacist: PDS Clinic will cover a different area that will help you build on the knowledge that you have already gained from your undergraduate course. In this clinic, we are focussing on Parkinson’s Disease. After downloading the PDF and reading through the material, take time to reflect on what you’ve learnt and write a PDS entry to earn a point.

What’s new in COPD & asthma care (part 2)

Here we consider the role community pharmacy teams can play in the therapeutic management of COPD

Train your team: Children’s pain

This Train Your Team checklist provides information to run a team training session on childhood pain
Previous 1 2 3 4 5 ... 76 Next

Latest

Apply now to become a BPSA Representative 2017-2018

Are you passionate about student pharmacy? Do you want to develop your skills, and enhance your CV? Do you want to make...

Hints and Tips for Pre-reg interviews

As a fresh-faced young pre-reg, I can remember only too well preparing for interviews last year. Here are a few tips and...

Popular

Pharmacist interventions improve diabetes adherence

A patient support programme has shown that pharmacist interventions can improve adherence to diabetes medication

Oral health

This team training module focuses on oral health.

PSNC chief executive to step down at end of year

PSNC chief executive Sue Sharpe is to resign from the role at the end of 2017