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 pandemic has presented secondary care with a unique set of challenges, but also many opportunities to explore new and innovative ways of working and partnering in response.
Diagnosing beta-lactam fever remains challenging due to overlapping symptoms with the underlying infection which the beta-lactam is treating
Variable-rate intravenous insulin infusions (VRIII) are used to maintain glycaemic control for surgical patients with diabetes missing two or more meals.
Co-amoxiclav is a broad-spectrum antibiotic in the ‘watch’ group of the modified WHO AWaRe categories from NHS Improvement England.
On admission to hospital, patient’s medication care is usually withdrawn, regardless of capability, and instead nurses administer medication.
The presence of a pharmacist prescriber on daily ward rounds allows for interventions and ensures medicines optimisation is prioritised.
My career path is definitely not a typical one but I have loved every single opportunity along the way, despite the challenges.
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.
My interest in anticoagulation started in community pharmacy when counselling patients on warfarin was made mandatory in order to improve patient safety.
Difficulty recruiting Band 7 pharmacists has led to strain on the quality of pharmacy services, patient safety and department morale.
The COVID-19 lockdown has forced many of us to become more familiar with accessing education and training online
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.
The GPhC now requires a reflective account record as part of your revalidation submission.
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.