Emma Fielding shares what the secret is to achieving a first class honours degree, what it is like to be a pharmacy technician and why she chose to return to university to study pharmacy.
Alyssa Stanlake is a Canadian pharmacy technician who works as an operations manager in a community pharmacy in Whistler. Alyssa works for Pier Health, a community pharmacy which specialises in supporting people who have an addiction and mental health problems. She was awarded the honour of Canadian Pharmacy Technician of the Year 2018 […]
Skills for Health has announced that a new qualification for pharmacy technicians has been submitted to the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC). Commissioned by Health Education England (HEE), the development has brought together seven organisations to collectively develop a new level 3 diploma for the pharmacy technician workforce. The qualification development commenced in March 2018 […]
Cathy Geeson was the first pharmacist to receive a Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). Her research involved the development of a prediction tool to help hospital pharmacists identify patients at highest risk of preventable medication-related problems. The newly developed Medicines Optimisation Assessment (MOAT) tool has potential to […]
YESTERDAY I had the pleasure of sitting down with Sarah who recently graduated from a Pharmacy Technician program in her home state of Florida, and now works at a retail pharmacy in Austin, Texas. Students are often weary after they first graduate from a program – about their job prospects, what they can expect, […]