Over the last decade, technology and data has improved healthcare outcomes dramatically. In no clinical area has this been more evident than in diabetes
The therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) guideline at Cambridge University Hospital recommends specific dosing and levels for amikacin and gentamicin to minimise ototoxicity and nephrotoxicity.
Medication errors such as dose omissions of critical medications can lead to patient harm.
Diagnosing beta-lactam fever remains challenging due to overlapping symptoms with the underlying infection which the beta-lactam is treating
Workforce expectations for critical care pharmacists are laid down in terms of staffing levels and level of competence as national standards.
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
Assessment of renal function is a key skill for pharmacists. It is used in determining medication choice as well as dosing decisions for medicines in the care of the critically ill.
In March 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared that the outbreak of COVID-19 infections across the world had reached pandemic levels.
Efficiency savings is a frequently used term, which simply means doing more with the same resources or doing the same with fewer resources
The outbreak of COVID-19 has brought an unprecedented amount of anxiety, stress and uncertainty for everybody, but particularly for health professionals
David Gibson is Lead Clinical Pharmacist at Darlington Memorial Hospital at County Durham and Darlington Foundation Trust.
Success was defined as the Foundation pharmacist safely and confidently delivering patient-centred service autonomously.
Which is better: skin as thick and tough as a honey badger, or thin and fragile like pastry?
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.
The revised Handbook of Perioperative Medicines is the perfect example of what can be achieved with vision, passion and dedication
Here are some practical ways that pharmacy professionals can develop their leadership skills within any stage of their career.
For many pharmacists, research and statistics are scary words. Which is why we’ve identified some useful resources to help you get your head around it.