Pharmacy In Practice Podcast

Pharmacy In Practice Podcast

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Comment, analysis and interviews from UK Pharmacy
Dr Lawrence ‘LB’ Brown - What is pharmacy like in America?
Feb 15 • 18 min
FAPhA. Dr. Lawrence “LB” Brown is Associate Dean of Student and Academic Affairs and a Full Professor in the school of pharmacy, where he will be responsible for admissions, curriculum, and progression of students. Prior to joining the School of…
Steve Churton reflects on his career in pharmacy
Feb 14 • 47 min
Steve Churton is now not on the pharmacy register but whilst he was he worked right at the top of the profession in the UK. For example, for some years he was the superintendent pharmacist at Boots and he was also the President of the RPSGB as it…
Cathrine Edgeworth talks consultant pharmacists, aesthetics and CRPS
Feb 8 • 31 min
Dr Cathrine Edgeworth is a consultant clinical pharmacist with over 25 years NHS experience. She now runs her own aesthetics business. She is also heavily involved in the charity that supports chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS). We talked about the…
Podcast: Mark Pitt - What is the point of the Pharmacist Defence Association Union?
Feb 5 • 29 min
We were extremely lucky to be joined by Mark Pitt the Director of Defence Services, PDA union. Mark spent 20 years working in community pharmacy progressing through various store/area management roles to a senior head office position for one of the…
Podcast: Philip Galt on the opportunities for Scottish community pharmacy
Jan 31 • 32 min
I had the pleasure of chatting to Superintendent pharmacist Philip Galt. Philip is managing Director of Lindsay and Gilmour community pharmacy chain and is also heavily involved in supporting the wider profession on a number of fronts. We chatted about…
Risk, dispensing errors, pharmacy and what we can learn from aviation
Jan 25 • 43 min
I was very proud to welcome airline captain and medical doctor Niall Downey on to the podcast to talk about all things risk related in pharmacy. We talked particularly about what pharmacy, and healthcare in a wider sense, can learn from the aviation…
New Scottish community pharmacist independent prescribing course
Jan 25 • 38 min
I took a trip to Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy in Aberdeen earlier this week to chat to Trudi Mcintosh about the brand new community pharmacy independent prescribing course starting this January. Exciting times for community pharmacy in…
Podcast: What is it like to be a pre-registration pharmacist in Scotland?
Jan 24 • 33 min
Josh Miller is a pre-registration pharmacist completing his training in Scotland. He was kind enough to have a blether about all things pharmacy. We covered life as a pre-reg, the new five-year university course and the views that Josh and his peers have…
Pharmacy manager Amanda Smith describes knife attack
Jan 13 • 13 min
In a staggering act of bravery, pharmacy manager Amanda Smith and dispenser Denise Briscoe remained in the pharmacy which allowed staff members to flee the scene making sure no-one got hurt. They also waited with the attacker while he stole a small amount…
Podcast: Hospital pharmacy, non-clinical pharmacist snowflakes and bullying
Jan 12 • 36 min
This week we had great fun speaking to The Hospital MPharm. The Hospital MPharm has a very interesting Facebook page on which she welcomes contributors to share experiences from their working day in hospital pharmacy. We talked all things hospital…
Scottish minor ailments service study results announced
Jan 9 • 3 min
A new report commissioned by Community Pharmacy Scotland (CPS) demonstrates the popularity of the Minor Ailment Service (MAS) among patients, with close to 90% of participants rating the overall service 10 out of 10 for satisfaction and the overwhelming…
Podcast: What is it like to be a locum pharmacist in Scotland?
Jan 9 • 24 min
William Johnson is a community pharmacist locum working in Scotland. He was kind enough to take some time out to chat to us about the issues facing locum community pharmacists in Scotland.
College of Mental Health Pharmacy partners with Pharmacy in Practice
Dec 30, 2018 • 4 min
The College of Mental Health Pharmacy (CMHP) and Pharmacy in Practice have announced a partnership with the core aim of promoting the role of pharmacists in the care of patients suffering from mental health issues. The CMHP is a charity dedicated to…
Reliever inhaler overuse and how to find those high risk asthmatic patients in community pharmacy
Dec 23, 2018 • 9 min
Reliever inhaler overuse and how to find those high risk asthmatic patients in community pharmacy
Brexit shambles, drug shortages and the role pharmacists can play
Dec 19, 2018 • 7 min
Brexit shambles, drug shortages and the role pharmacists can play
Award winning Knights Pharmacy talk to PIP
Dec 19, 2018 • 7 min
The team at Knights Pharmacy won an award recently for their work raising awareness of pancreatic cancer. Today we chatted about how community pharmacy is central to this important work.
Pharmacy in Practice podcast launch… 🚀
Dec 18, 2018 • 1 min
Pharmacy in Practice podcast launch… 🚀