For the pharmacist who is now faced with either opening a critical care unit or joining an existing critical care pharmacy team, it may feel like a mountain to climb
David Gibson is Lead Clinical Pharmacist at Darlington Memorial Hospital at County Durham and Darlington Foundation Trust.
Inpatients with diabetes may require variable-rate intravenous insulin infusions (VRIII) to treat hyperglycaemia.
Renal transplantation patients are at an increased cardiovascular risk compared to the general population.
This study aimed to quantify antibiotics prescribed in A&E for a two-week period and to determine whether these were prescribed in line with Trust guidelines.
Our objective was to determine whether completing the local electronic clinical summary and discharge medicines document improved the timeliness of medicines supply at discharge.
Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is rising and is now one of the top ten conditions causing admission to hospital.
Success was defined as the Foundation pharmacist safely and confidently delivering patient-centred service autonomously.
Last month UKCPA asked its members about their personal experiences of work-based pressures and the impact these are having on their health and well-being.
When I first started the Clinical Governance Lead role it was terrifying as I felt totally out of my depth - a classic case of imposter syndrome.
When I reflect on my career, the common thread is people. People as the patients we serve and a desire to deliver them best possible care.
I love working with different teams. And the variety in my job is phenomenal - it can range from visiting radiology departments one day to paediatrics the next
Have you got a great idea that you would like to share with others, but you’re not sure how to write it down? You’re not alone.
Presenting your work as a poster at a conference is a perfect opportunity to showcase your hard work and share your findings with a wide range of pharmacy colleagues from all over the UK and beyond.
In the UK, evidence that pharmacists can provide better clinical outcomes and more efficient, consistent
Danielle Stacey, a Lead Pharmacist in Antimicrobials, recently discussed her practice with some expert UKCPA