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Boots Pharmacy Placement 2019

“The staff throughout the Pharmacy Placement were really supportive and were always available to answer any question I had. It was a great insight into all areas of pharmacy” - find out more about Boots summer placements here

The trials and tribulations of becoming Pharmacy Student? The argument for Widening Participation and Pharmacy

“What course are you applying for, Medicine?” “No, Pharmacy.” “Oh.” This type of response to my decision to study Pharmacy plagued me throughout my final year of sixth form, so much so that I found myself doubting my choice. - Kundai Gomwe describes her path to Pharmacy and the importanace of widening participation

Boots launches cystitis test and treat service

Boots is trialling a new cystitis test and treat service in 37 selected stores in London, Sheffield and Cardiff

From failing an MPharm to joining a Silicon Valley tech company

"Sometimes the opportunities are presenting themselves as failures. And sometimes you have to take advantage of these opportunities otherwise you might miss the train." - Find out about David Kološić how he came to create Pharmadelic

Insight: GP Pharmacist Prescriber x Siddiqur Rahman

One myth that persists concerning general practice is that you need to be a prescriber - Muhammad Siddiqur, dispels that myth and details his journey into GP land

Personalised Medicine – The Future of Healthcare?

Personalised medicine has been incorporated into various aspects of healthcare and has the potential to allow for patients to receive treatments which are very tailored towards their condition. Jagraj Thandi explains the importance of personalised medicine and how it may change the healthcare landscape. 

Student Exchange Programme Memories #USA

"The Student Exchange Programme, was indeed one of the most unforgettable experience in twenty-two years of my life" - Find out about Chloe Lim's USA experience!

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. 

Optimism for community pharmacy in Wales

The future looks bright for community pharmacy in Wales, with changes putting clinical services at the focus of interactions.

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!

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