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Poetry in motion: 10 haiku written by pharmacists


The Salvadore asked pharmacists on Twitter to get creative and compose a haiku for National Poetry Day on the 4 October using the hashtag #pharmacyhaiku — here are some of our favourites.

Saffah Huseeba Danial is a second-year pharmacy student at the University of Lincoln

Should pharmacists learn British Sign Language?


Have you ever wondered if sign language is communicated the same universally?

pharmacy students from Cairo University attend a Clinical Pharmacy School at the University of Manchester

An amazing summer experience at the University of Manchester, School of Pharmacy

Pharmacy students from Cairo University attended a Clinical Pharmacy Summer School at the University of Manchester 

Amira Chaudry, emergency care pharmacist at Mid Essex Hospital NHS Trust and Wendy Forster, pharmacy technician based on the Acute Medical Unit (AMU) at Mid Essex Hospital NHS Trust

Improving patient care through ward based dispensing


The impact of introducing ward based dispensing at Mid Essex Hospital Trust

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The curious life of a prison pre-registration trainee

Xinyu (Lisa) Yu describes her experience of completing her pre-registration training in a prison.

John Harris is principal pharmacist research, development and audit at Princess of Wales Hospital, Wales

Research event in Wales helps guide pharmacy staff to turn early ideas into research projects


John Harris details how Pharmacy Research Wales is building a community of pharmacy researchers across Wales.

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Supporting black pharmacy students: how can we improve?


Mahendra Patel urges the pharmacy profession to do more for BAME students.

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Want to further your career? Get a mentor

Rajinder Bains explains the benefits having a mentor can have on your pharmacy career.

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Learning to lead with the Mary Seacole programme: turns out I’m not a know-it-all


Chandani Sakaria shares her experience of completing the Mary Seacole programme for leaders.

Mental health first aiders, Queen’s University Belfast School of Pharmacy

Mental health first aid for students needing support

Queen’s University Belfast School of Pharmacy have formed a student-led mental health and well-being team to help safeguard the health of every student.

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Robbery at knifepoint: how our pharmacy coped


Pharmacy manager Amanda Smith recounts the day her West Yorkshire community pharmacy was targeted by an armed thief, and how the pharmacy team recovered from the ordeal.

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Overcoming an early career setback


Aamer Safdar describes the preregistration experience which defined the rest of his career

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The RPS Foundation Programme: not just for hospital pharmacists


Pharmacist Darren Pugh, describes how the RPS Foundation Programme has benefited his community pharmacy career.

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Dear health secretary… an open letter to Matt Hancock


Mike Hewitson gives some timely advice to the new person in charge of the NHS.

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I’m a bereaved mother, but I’m still a pharmacist


Hospital pharmacist Lisa Raveendran shares how she overcame her demons to return to work and find her new ‘normal’ following the stillbirth of her son.

Claire Thompson, SalvaDore (RPS)

If you want to thrive, stay curious


Saša Jankovic writes about the RPS Women in Leadership: Survive and Thrive event held on 27 June 2018

Computer connections

How a £600 laptop helped us to integrate with our local general practice


Pharmacist and practice partner Garry Myers shares his model for a partnership between general practice and its local community pharmacy, which, if rolled out across England, could save practices over 15m appointments a year.

Junel Ahmed, 2018 BPSA president

Introducing Junel Ahmed — 2018/2019 BPSA president


Junel Ahmed, recently elected British Pharmaceutical Students’ Association president, speaks about his pharmacy journey, why he chose to run for president and his hopes for the future.

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2039: Pharmacy after the fall


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