NHS ambulances queuing outside a hospital

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. 

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.

Pharmacist presenting a poster at a conference



Five key messages from the new guidelines on perioperative management of anaemia

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.

Medicines safety

5 ways to improve learning from medication incidents

We’ve looked into different ways in which medication incident and safety information can be more effectively shared amongst your local teams.


How can surgical pharmacists help cut NHS waiting lists?

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.


Which nMABs and antivirals are most effective for patients with COVID-19?

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.



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.


Handbook of Perioperative Medicines evaluation shows global use across professions

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.


Realising my passions within pharmacy: Interview with UKCPA Director Ramandeep Kaur

My career path is definitely not a typical one but I have loved every single opportunity along the way, despite the challenges.


Adapting clinical pharmacy to the post-COVID healthcare landscape

Coronavirus has significantly changed how healthcare is delivered. This has driven a need for rapid transformation of services at a time of immense pressure



How to create a culture of empathy, understanding and support

Which is better: skin as thick and tough as a honey badger, or thin and fragile like pastry?


How to nurture healthy ambition

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.

Education & training

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

Education & training

How to continue learning during a pandemic

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