Date of prep: December 2020
Prescribing information and
adverse events reporting
For healthcare professionals only
Though 2020 has come with plenty of challenges, it has also provided some new avenues – or widened avenues that already existed.
Robert Liddington was kind enough to join us on the podcast to talk about his extremely interesting career so far. Robert spent almost 18 years in the army as a pharmacist and more recently has taken roles in the MHRA and also the Care Quality Commission.
Where did you study? I studied pharmacy at Queens University Belfast. I completed my pre-registration year in community pharmacy in a small chain, in the same town I went to school. Once I had finished I did a few locums for the same company and was offered a relief position. Why did […]
As I have progressed through my university career, I have become interested in the idea of working as a hospital pharmacist. Although my university provided me with some mornings in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, I still felt I did not have enough experience to make a true decision with regards to my future career path, […]
I was very pleased to be invited to write a few words on my pharmacy career, particularly about my time as one of the first primary care pharmacists. Following a discussion about primary care pharmacy, I commented that it is really heartening how far it has developed since those early days in 1992. PIP […]
AS third year undergraduates with pre-registration looming, career prospects are constantly at the forefront of our minds. Therefore, the opportunity of a unique placement at National Procurement within National Services Scotland (NSS) offered a valuable insight into an aspect of pharmacy which is often under-represented within the undergraduate curriculum. As National Procurement was largely […]
Dr Patel is currently running for election to the Royal Pharmaceutical Society English Pharmacy Board. He is a pharmacist, and academic with published work in the BMJ; Principal Enterprise Fellow in Pharmacy in the Department of Pharmacy at the University of Huddersfield; Fellow of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence; Visiting Senior Lecturer […]
YOU’VE just qualified as a pharmacist after 5 long years of study. Congratulations, you’ve finally made it! The next part of this rollercoaster ride is to land yourself a permanent job. Years ago this was a given – you graduated from university and more or less walked into employment. Unfortunately, the pharmacy industry has changed […]
THE registration examination is over now, but what next? Have you thought about this? Let me propose a few further questions to you all: Are you feeling confused? Not sure about your next career move? Or not sure what needs to be done? It’s okay if you are feeling all the above. But, something to bear […]