Insight: Integrated Clinical Pharmacist x Temitope Asoto

Integrated Clinical Pharmacists are new breed of pharmacists they bridge the gap between health and social care to ensure people obtain the best possible outcomes from their medicines - Integration without care coordination cannot lead to integrated care. Temitope Asoto writes of her experience as an ICP. 

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness and Pharmacy

Pancreatic cancer is the 5th biggest cause of cancer death in the UK, however, it is set to become the 4th biggest by 2026 as other cancers’ survival rates continue to improve. Find out more about what you can do to help the cause!

Insight: RGU Pharmacy Law and Ethics Group x Katie Waghorn

RGU Pharmacy Law and Ethics (PLE) is an entirely student-led group, founded by Lara Seymour in 2015 at The Robert Gordon University (RGU), Aberdeen. The group deals with the legal and ethical dilemmas pharmacy students and pharmacists face in their practice. Read on to find out more!

Transforming your social footprint – why pharmacy students should utilise LinkedIn

"With Google being man’s modern “God” (Alexa coming in close second), students can attest to the fact that we have somewhat won the lottery with regards to the quick and easy state of web communication". Rhoda Ekundayo details the importance of LinkedIn and Networking to Pharmacy students!

Do you understand how Pharmacy Funding works?

"Every time I watch Dragons’ Den, I get annoyed by how many people lose out on potential investment because they don’t know their numbers." Don't lose out! Do you know how Pharmacy Funding works? Do you want a refresher? Then have a read of Emmanuel Chisadza's insightful guide. 

Public Health, Pharmaceuticals & The Multidisciplinary Team

The term 'public health' can be applied to any implementation that aims to improve the health of a given population, be that in a village of ten people or a city of one million. Want to find out about how you can forge a career within Public Health? Then why not learn from someone who studied this very subject at Yale!

My Student Exchange Programme in Japan (2018)

The flight was long, the weather was hot and the place was crowded… but, goodness gracious, was it worth it! - Frederico Barbera tells you about his "fantastic" student exchange programme in Japan!

Kathmandu, Nepal: A Degree Less Ordinary

"Sometime toward the end of second-year pharmacy I decided I wanted to have a degree less ordinary. Looking back at all that I have accomplished so far, I think I may be on my way there!" - Find out how one student transformed her outlook by simply "getting involved"!

My GP Placement experience

Working in a GP practice was strikingly different to working in community pharmacy. Used to thefast paced environment of community pharmacy? Where the patient or customer standing in front ofyou is priority and the staff work non-stop? Find out more about GP land by reading Eleanors article!

Insight: Interface Clinical Services x Jason Steele

"Go with what you feel is right’. Don’t delay going down a career path that is ‘non-traditional’ if the ‘traditional’ roles do not appeal to you" - Jason Steele of Interface Clincal Services details his journey to the innovative role he finds himself in.

FIP World Congress and Me

This summer, the vibrant city of Glasgow had the privilege of hosting the annual International Pharmaceutical Federation’s 78th World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Halimah was fortunate to be one of the 25 pharmacy students from the UK selected to be a volunteer, read about their amazing experience here!  

Insights: Future Pharmacist x Ravi Chal

"Day in, day out, I spent time working on an idea which was nothing more than scribbles on scrap paper until I began discussing it with my friends and family. Those who were connected to the healthcare profession challenged me to refine my idea and encouraged me to take it further. After all, what did I have to lose?" Ravi Chal details his unique Pharmacy Journey!

The Global Goals and Pharmacy

I believe pharmacists and pharmacy students can, should, and will play a vital role in achieving the Global Goals, ensuring sustainable infrastructure and accessible medication for all, irrespective of one’s nationality or culture. The BPSA's very own Western Area Coordinator Rhys Llewellyn, highlights the importance of WHO's Global goals and Pharmacy!

Pharmacy students and careers in Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs)

The consistent challenge faced by pharmacists always concerns experience and highlighting the financial value that you bring to any organisation. Meera Parkash advises the students of today on how to progress in a shifting landscape and details her journey as a CCG Pharmacist.

Meet your 2018/19 Exec

June saw the new executive being ushered in, it is thus pertinent to introduce you to the faces of those who will be representing you and the other dozen of Pharmacy students over the next year. 

Volunteering can be life changing!

What can you get out of volunteering? Can volunteering bring about a positive change? Is volunteering worth it? So many questions can be asked about whether volunteering is valuable - Saffah explores the benefits of volunteering through sharing her experiences.

Ten top tips for your Pre-reg year!

Your pre-reg year is probably flying by and if not then you'll find yourself in it sooner than you think! So why not have a peak at these 10 tips.

Insight: The NHS Youth Forum x Jake Ashton

Although the NHS Youth Forum is a national project, ran by the British Youth Council and NHS England, not very many people have heard about it. Now you've heard of it, why not find out more through the eyes of a former member!

A Dose of Pharmacy Marketing?

Becoming a pharmacist can feel like an immense challenge. A mountain to reach the summit of or an ocean to swim across. But why stop there? Gavin Birchall shares his Pharmacy journey and route to forming a Healthcare marketing agency and writing the PMF...the Pharmacy Marketing Formulary.

Why apply for a split pre-registration training programme

Applications for pre-registration training 2019-2020 are now open, with a staggering amount of places to choose from, Tom talks about his experience this past year on a split pre-registration programme and why he highly recommends it. 

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Insight: Integrated Clinical Pharmacist x Temitope Asoto

Integrated Clinical Pharmacists are new breed of pharmacists they bridge the gap between health and social care to ensur...

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness and Pharmacy

Pancreatic cancer is the 5th biggest cause of cancer death in the UK, however, it is set to become the 4th biggest by ...


Surface tension: Latest developments in skin care

Common dermatological diseases are an area where community pharmacists and their teams can help to guide and support pat...

Happy pet = healthy pet

Almost half of Britons own a pet and there’s plenty of scope for educating pet-owning customers on preventing and ...

Baby steps

A healthy woman is more likely to give birth to a healthy baby. So how can pharmacy teams advise mums-to-be on how to lo...

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