What has been your career path to date and could you tell us a little about your current role? My current role is Senior Teaching Fellow and Head of Professional Experience in Aston Pharmacy School, Aston University, Birmingham and I have been in post since August 2018. My early professional experiences were as a […]
Wendy Ackroyd is the lead pharmacist at the mental health directorate in NHS Dumfries and Galloway. We were delighted to welcome her to share her experiences working as a pharmacist working in the area of mental health. Why did you become a pharmacist? The brutally honest truth? I’m a failed medic, kind […]
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.
Career spotlight: Dolly Sud on her role as a mental health pharmacist
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 […]
This podcast is all about David’s career so far and the advice he would give others to achieve what he has but also about what community pharmacy can learn from the health tech market.
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 […]
I was recently very fortunate to have the opportunity to talk to a Medicines Information Pharmacist about their role. The Medicines Information (MI) department provides unbiased, evidence-based answers to queries about the safe and effective use of medicines. Enquiries include questions about the conversion of drug doses from oral to IV, the stability of […]
There is no doubt that Claire Thompson is a leading light in the pharmaceutical world. She was good enough to take time out from running her business, Agility Health Tech, to have a chat about where she has been and what her plans for the future are. We discussed Claire’s role as a leading woman […]
Emma Davies joined me on the podcast this week. We talked in depth about bullying in pharmacy, leadership and tried to avoid talking about Brexit. Emma is an advanced Pharmacist Practitioner and has worked in pain management for around 12 years. She developed her interest in supported self-management whilst working in the Southampton Pain […]