Pharmacist presenting a poster at a conference

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 success of an interdisciplinary frailty team

The project launched in January 2022 with the aim of providing focused comprehensive geriatric assessments to care home residents

Pharmacist consulting with an elderly female patient



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.


Tip and tricks to aid the review of patients with COVID-19 in the context of diabetes

One key clinical area COVID-19 has had an impact upon is diabetes. This is because COVID-19 brings with it a triple whammy of issues


What do you need to know about Paxlovid (ritonavir) for COVID-19 patients?

A review was undertaken of patients prescribed treatment from the COVID-19 outpatient treatment pathway NHS Tayside to see who could have been eligible for Paxlovid.


Handling drug charts and patients’ own medication during the COVID19 pandemic

In the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic there was no clear guidance on infection prevention and control (IPC) for handling prescription charts and patients’ own medication



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