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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

Impact and value of critical care pharmacy: A round up of the evidence base

Workforce expectations for critical care pharmacists are laid down in terms of staffing levels and level of competence as national standards.

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Clinical

Medicines safety

Empowering patients to self-administer their medication in hospital

On admission to hospital, patient’s medication care is usually withdrawn, regardless of capability, and instead nurses administer medication.

Neurosciences

The impact of pharmacist prescribers in a neurosurgical unit

The presence of a pharmacist prescriber on daily ward rounds allows for interventions and ensures medicines optimisation is prioritised.

Diabetes

A review of medication prescribed to renal transplantation patients with diabetes

Renal transplantation patients are at an increased cardiovascular risk compared to the general population.

Infection

Inappropriate antibiotic prescribing found in A&E department

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.

Profession

Interview

Continuing to develop a passion: Interview with thrombosis expert Stephane Jaglin

My interest in anticoagulation started in community pharmacy when counselling patients on warfarin was made mandatory in order to improve patient safety.

Hospital

Forward-thinking pharmacist progression training programme solves recruitment issues

Difficulty recruiting Band 7 pharmacists has led to strain on the quality of pharmacy services, patient safety and department morale.

Practice

The Climate Emergency: how can pharmacy be more sustainable?

The climate crisis is evolving at ever-faster rates, leading us towards irreparable ecological breakdown and the largest ever public health crisis.

Practice

How can Artificial Intelligence help improve patient care?

AI will not replace the judgment of our clinicians, but it has the ability to streamline, revolutionise and support their decision making.

Development

Resources

Six great resources for understanding research and statistics

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.

Education & training

Top tips for writing a Reflective Account

The GPhC now requires a reflective account record as part of your revalidation submission.

Education & training

The benefits of presenting your work at a conference

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.

Education & training

Fostering leadership in clinical pharmacy practice

In the UK, evidence that pharmacists can provide better clinical outcomes and more efficient, consistent