How to succeed as an Emergency Department pharmacist
If you’re interested in this area of practice, this guide will explain what it is like to work in the ED as a pharmacist.
Why are strong opioids and gabapentinoids continued after hospital discharge?
Opioids and gabapentinoids for postoperative pain: Do we have a problem?
How to attract a crowd to your conference poster
You will probably have been to a conference where there have been posters showcasing the results of research, audit and quality improvement projects and some will have caught your eye more than others.
The challenges and management options for hyperkalaemia in Heart Failure
Hyperkalaemia is associated with poor clinical outcomes in patients with Heart Failure (HF). However, monitoring is often suboptimal and hyperkalaemia often inappropriately managed.
Identifying familial hypercholesterolaemia and optimising secondary prevention medication
Anaemia is present in over 30 percent of patients who have major surgery. It is associated with worse outcomes, including poorer wound healing, slower mobilisation and an increased risk of death.
We’ve looked into different ways in which medication incident and safety information can be more effectively shared amongst your local teams.
NHS waiting lists for elective procedures are currently at an all-time high, with 6.1 million people waiting for surgeryand over 300,000 patients waiting over a year to start treatment.
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.
Challenge or catalyst for change? How COVID made us think innovatively
Community nursing teams provide care to people in their own homes, allowing them to continue to live in their own community.
Stressed and depressed: The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the pharmacists of tomorrow
In March 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared that the outbreak of COVID-19 infections across the world had reached pandemic levels.
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.
My career path is definitely not a typical one but I have loved every single opportunity along the way, despite the challenges.
Coronavirus has significantly changed how healthcare is delivered. This has driven a need for rapid transformation of services at a time of immense pressure
What you need to know for revalidation
Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians need to go through the GPhC revalidation process on an annually, but as it's been a few years since we’ve had to do full revalidation so here’s a brief reminder of what is needed.
Which is better: skin as thick and tough as a honey badger, or thin and fragile like pastry?
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.
The COVID-19 lockdown has forced many of us to become more familiar with accessing education and training online
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