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  • ‘Dealing with my disability helped inspire my industrial career’

    • 13 Nov 2018
    • Anita Cawley

    Anita Cawley explains what lessons she learnt by tackling the challenges posed by her physical disability, and her path to becoming operations director of a medicines research provider and Pharmacist Support chair

  • What was the average salary of pharmacists at Boots, Lloydspharmacy and Well?

    • 12 Oct 2018
    • Thomas Cox

    Boots pharmacists received an average salary of £40,661, while Well pharmacists had a salary of £40,000, and Lloydspharmacy pharmacists took home £37,750.

  • What are the secrets to a successful career at Lloydspharmacy?

    • 5 Oct 2018
    • Thomas Cox

    Victoria Steele, deputy superintendent of Lloydspharmacy’s parent company Celesio UK, tells C+D why Iron Man races and working with architect Norman Foster has helped her pharmacy career

  • Sue Alldred

    What I learned in rising from counter assistant to GP practice pharmacist

    • 3 Oct 2018
    • Thomas Cox

    Pharmacist Sue Alldred gave her seven tips for getting a job in a GP practice during the C+D careers evening in Bradford.

  • Gavin Birchall

    5 insights into the career of a pharmacy company founder

    • 10 Sep 2018
    • Thomas Cox

    Community pharmacist and founder of DOSE Design Gavin Birchall tells C+D what moment changed his career path and why Damien Hirst’s pharmacies inspire him

  • Jay Badenhorst
  • Graham Thoms PharmaDoctor CEO

    Pharmacy PGD company appoints flu service pioneer as CEO

    • 1 Aug 2018
    • Thomas Cox

    Patient group direction (PGD) provider PharmaDoctor has appointed Graham Thoms as its new CEO.

  • Gavin Birchall

    ‘I started my own company after mistaking a pharmacy for a kebab shop’

    • 26 Jul 2018
    • Helena Blackstone

    Gavin Birchall moved from leading a rapidly expanding pharmacy group to found a company that specialises in pharmacy branding.

  • Boots pharmacy advisor roles to build an exciting career

    • 29 Jun 2018

    For those interested in becoming a pharmacy advisor, look no further than Boots UK, which offers some great opportunities across its stores.

  • Why I left a leading role at a multiple to buy a village pharmacy

    • 7 Jun 2018
    • Kathy Oxtoby

    How one pharmacist took charge of her future by moving to the countryside and buying a village pharmacy

  • How prison pharmacy prepared me for a hospital role

    • 26 Apr 2018
    • Thomas Cox

    Ahead of her appearance at the Clinical Pharmacy Congress, Cathy Cooke reveals how her 40 years in pharmacy – including working in a prison – paved the way for her hospital career

  • Finding happiness through delivering clinical services in primary care

    • 24 Apr 2018
    • Eliza Slawther

    Why did a pharmacist take a “risky” career turn from a promising position at Boots to a role in general practice?

  • Lloydspharmacy recruiter: What I look for in an interview

    • 27 Mar 2018
    • Eliza Slawther

    Lloydspharmacy’s recruitment delivery manager reveals the signs he is looking for in job applicants

  • Boots hits the road to offer pharmacy jobs at recruitment events

    • 16 Mar 2018
    • Thomas Cox

    Boots will recruit pharmacists, dispensers and technicians at four events in London and Hertfordshire over the coming weeks.

  • ‘Let’s give it a go’: What’s it like to buy your first pharmacy?

    • 23 Feb 2018
    • Eliza Slawther

    The highs and lows of taking the plunge by becoming an independent contractor

  • Kamsons’ professional development manager: Getting your ideal job

    • 9 Feb 2018
    • Eliza Slawther

    Kamsons Pharmacy’s development guru reveals need-to-know ways of winning your ideal job in the sector

  • The importance of hiring passionate staff in pharmacy

    • 8 Jan 2018
    • Lilian Anekwe

    Farah Ali, general manager at Warman-Freed Pharmacy in Golders Green, North-west London, explains how to find – and keep – motivated staff

  • Improving patient care through online action

    • 11 Dec 2017

    How did Mayberry Pharmacy in Wales win the first-ever C+D Award for Online Initiative of the year?

  • Should you choose a pharmacy career for the money?

    • 23 Oct 2017

    Fourth-year student Vaishali Shah believes having a financial incentive to deliver services can detract from patient care.

  • How I transformed my delivery service by creating an app

    • 12 Oct 2017

    Independent contractor Gary Jones solved his pharmacy’s delivery problems by developing the ProDelivery Manager app.