Foundation pharmacist at work

A guide to your first year as a foundation hospital pharmacist

You’ve done it - all your hard work has paid off and you’re finally a qualified pharmacist.

Which nMABs and antivirals are most effective for patients with COVID-19?

Evidence suggests that antivirals and nMABs significantly improve clinical outcomes in non-hospitalised patients with COVID-19 at high risk severe disease and/or death.

Man shopping in a pharmacy

Clinical

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

Diabetes

Everything you need to know about the first oral GLP1 agonist 

The 2021 Diabetes conference provided many insights and updates for healthcare professionals into the management of diabetes.

Women’s health

Pharmacists develop innovative app to support midwives 

Midwives need to familiarise themselves with 30 or more medicines to support their everyday practice. For a new midwife, this can be quite overwhelming. 

Profession

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

Standards

A strategy for delivering efficiency savings

Efficiency savings is a frequently used term, which simply means doing more with the same resources or doing the same with fewer resources

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