GP consulting with a patient

Outcomes of a pharmacist-led GLP-1RA initiation clinic in a GP practice

Glucagon Like Peptide 1 Receptor Agonists (GLP-1 RA) are a novel drug class used in the management of type 2 diabetes

Identifying familial hypercholesterolaemia and optimising secondary prevention medication

Familial hypercholesterolaemia is a genetic condition with a prevalence of 1 in 250, where levels of LDL cholesterol are high from birth.

Pharmacist talking on a telephone

Clinical

Diabetes

Tip and tricks to aid the review of patients with COVID-19 in the context of diabetes

One key clinical area COVID-19 has had an impact upon is diabetes. This is because COVID-19 brings with it a triple whammy of issues

Infection

What do you need to know about Paxlovid (ritonavir) for COVID-19 patients?

A review was undertaken of patients prescribed treatment from the COVID-19 outpatient treatment pathway NHS Tayside to see who could have been eligible for Paxlovid.

Infection

Handling drug charts and patients’ own medication during the COVID19 pandemic

In the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic there was no clear guidance on infection prevention and control (IPC) for handling prescription charts and patients’ own medication

Women’s health

Menopause in the workplace

There are 3.5 million women over the age of 50 in the UK workplace and women make up 77 percent of the NHS workforce

Profession

Standards

Handbook of Perioperative Medicines evaluation shows global use across professions

Data shows the Handbook being accessed by up to 250 users per day, with most visits during the week and users spending an average of three minutes on the site.

Interview

Realising my passions within pharmacy: Interview with UKCPA Director Ramandeep Kaur

My career path is definitely not a typical one but I have loved every single opportunity along the way, despite the challenges.

Hospital

Adapting clinical pharmacy to the post-COVID healthcare landscape

Coronavirus has significantly changed how healthcare is delivered. This has driven a need for rapid transformation of services at a time of immense pressure

Practice

How you can help to support unpaid carers

Every year several charities partner together to raise awareness of the contribution that the millions of unpaid carers make to the UK every day

Development

Leadership

How to create a culture of empathy, understanding and support

Which is better: skin as thick and tough as a honey badger, or thin and fragile like pastry?

Mentoring

How to nurture healthy ambition

My experience of working with pharmacists over the last ten years or so is that they are truly inspiring in their dedication and passion for their profession and the patients they care or advocate for.

Education & training

How to deliver an engaging and effective webinar

The COVID-19 lockdown has forced many of us to become more familiar with accessing education and training online

Education & training

How to continue learning during a pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed how healthcare is delivered in the UK, with clinicians redeployed to front line practice or returned from retirement