Date of prep: December 2020
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Community Pharmacy is not just keeping up with the pace of change. It is driving it.
Low pay, targets, performance management and no lunch break. Some complain of feeling guilty for taking a toilet break. The miserable conditions many community pharmacists have to put up with have been well documented in pharmacy circles. That said, really very little has changed in community pharmacy in the last 30 years.
Did you know that the membership of the Pharmacist Defence Association (PDA) has almost doubled since 2010?
There are a plethora of companies who want your money. Here are some questions that you should ask before handing over your money.
I want to tell you a story. This story is about a sick child. I’ll warn you straight away it’s not a happy story and there is tragically no happy ending.
Like so many others recently I took the leap to the promised land of general practice. I have not really written about my experience of working in general practice largely because until now (2 years in) I had my head down finding my feet in this devilishly complex yet interesting role.
Leadership, self-nominated awards and a healthy dose of self-promotion, here we go again… If you had the misfortunate to catch a bit of the Twitter over the past week you’ll be forgiven for thinking that pharmacy is comprised of a pile of leaders and a bunch of wanna be leaders hanging on every […]
Part of the answer to mounting drugs-related deaths in Scotland lies in grassroots charities, community groups and experts with lived experience taking a lead role, a Canadian substance use researcher says. Professor Bernie Pauly of the Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research was in Scotland last week to speak at a Dundee harm reduction […]
In this follow up to his first article on the subject Greg Lawton discusses the benefits of whistleblowing. If I were an employer, I’d actively recruit whistleblowers; I’d want people who’d care enough to do the same for my organisation. Whistleblowers won’t always get it right, but some have helped put a […]
The proposed apprenticeship for a pharmacist has come out of the blue for many of us and there have been lots of views on social media. Some of these views have been measured, factual and correct whilst others are scaremongering and ill-informed. I have been asked to provide some thoughts in this short article. […]