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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.

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

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

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.

Boots apologises over EHC price controversy

Boots says it is “truly sorry” in the heated row over the retail price of its OTC morning-after pill

Work for the GPhC

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) is looking to appoint recently registered pharmacists to join their Accreditation and Recognition Panel as well as the Board of Assessors as question writers.

Contractors hit hard by latest Cat M reductions

Category M reimbursement prices have taken yet another significant hit, PSNC reveals

Ash Soni returns as RPS president

Community pharmacist Ash Soni has been elected as the president of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society for a second time

Exclusive interview: PSNC's Sue Sharpe

Is it time for dual supply and service contracting? Outgoing PSNC boss Sue Sharpe thinks it might be

Feedback for the June 2017 GPhC Registration Assessment

The BPSA met with the GPhC on the 11th of July and delivered the feedback that has been collated from pre-registration trainees who sat the June 2017 registration assessment.

Supervision dispute steps up

An open letter from pharmacists denouncing potential DH plans allowing pharmacy technicians to supervise medicines supply has been delivered to the RPS.

Technicians supervising pharmacies would be "a betrayal"

Over 600 pharmacists have signed a letter to the RPS calling for it to oppose possible changes to supervison legislation

UKCPA Non-Member Suscriber Pack

The United Kingdom Clinical Pharmacy Association (UKCPA) are pleased to announce that they have opened invitations to non-members to register for their very own subscriber pack and updates.

BPSA Drinks Reception 2017

We're hosting our annual drinks reception in Birmingham on Saturday 2nd September from 7:30pm onwards, and would love to see you there.

Pharmaceutical Historian now open access

As the British Society for the History of Pharmacy enters into it's 50th year, it is pleased to announce the release of it's journal as an open access online international publication!

Antimalarial Maloff Protect switched

Maloff Protect has been reclassified as a Pharmacy-only medicine, the MHRA has announced
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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...

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