Showing 32 articles in Recruitment advice

  • BPSA president: Pharmacy needs to define what it does

    30 Sep 2019| Regan McCahill

    Pharmacists need to shout about the great work they do to boost their sense of identity and media image, says Regan McCahill, president of the British Pharmaceutical Students’ Association (BPSA), in her first piece for C+D

  • How pharmacists can self-promote using social media

    27 Sep 2019| Laura Dowling

    Community pharmacists can promote themselves and their businesses through following some simple rules, says Laura Dowling aka the Fabulous Pharmacist

  • 5 tips for a successful career in community pharmacy

    30 Jul 2019| Thomas Cox

    From how to overcome challenges to making the most of opportunities, a leading Well pharmacist reveals his formula for success

  • How a pharmacist received an MBE for helping people access benefits

    30 Jul 2019| Kathy Oxtoby

    Helping deprived patients to access food and handle paperwork are among the feats of kindness that contributed to Lila Thakerar’s MBE

  • Well team wins C+D Award for morale-boosting GP referral pilot

    25 Jun 2019| Thomas Cox

    A Well Pharmacy team won a C+D Award for a GP referral scheme that saw it working with nurses and physiotherapists.

  • Pharmacy with 4 European dispensing robots wins C+D Award

    25 Jun 2019| Thomas Cox

    A pharmacy in Glenrothes, Fife has won a C+D Award following a 10-year overhaul that saw it transform a pharmacy into a service-focused health centre.

  • The community pharmacist who teaches young people about recreational drug use

    31 May 2019| Asha Fowells

    A venture into part-time work running drugs workshops in schools after years in pharmacy taught me some surprising lessons, says pharmacist Asha Fowells

  • ‘Questions remain over how the IR35 locum tax reforms will affect pharmacies’

    30 Apr 2019| Rebecca Lucas

    Tax reforms could damage the interests of pharmacy owners and locums, says Company Chemists’ Association's (CCA) Rebecca Lucas.

  • Growing a pharmacy business from 10 branches to 37

    30 Apr 2019| Kealan Hughes

    Allan Gordon is hungry to expand his pharmacy chain further after helping it almost quadruple in size

  • Frontline career tips from a military pharmacist

    21 Mar 2019| Kealan Hughes

    After working as a pharmacist on deployment in Afghanistan, Major Bex Heaton reveals how she found her way into the army

  • ‘How I went from locum pharmacist to representing the multiples’

    18 Mar 2019| Kealan Hughes

    Malcolm Harrison, chief executive of the CCA, explains the inspiration behind his career in community pharmacy.

  • Well’s head of digital: ‘Competitors watch out – we are on the case’

    21 Feb 2019| Kealan Hughes

    Dan Sheldon explains why the increasing focus on technology in pharmacy means pharmacists need to get to grips with the internet

  • Tesco pharmacy staff not among 9,000 job cuts

    31 Jan 2019| Thomas Cox

    Staff working in Tesco’s pharmacies are not among the estimated 9,000 supermarket employees who will be losing their jobs.

  • Pharmacy Seekers appoints previous CEO of the Hub pharmacy and MedicX as consultant

    29 Jan 2019| Kealan Hughes

    Sales broker Pharmacy Seekers has appointed Steve Jeffers as its new consultant for the north of England.

  • How to start making a career change in pharmacy

    14 Jan 2019| Kealan Hughes

    A Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) board member reveals how to take the necessary steps towards an alternative career in pharmacy

  • GP pharmacist: I owe my achievements to my supportive peers

    20 Dec 2018| Beth Gault

    In an evolving pharmacy industry, Helen Kilminster says it’s essential to surround yourself with good people and adapt to the unexpected

  • C+D Awards reveal new category celebrating locum pharmacists and staff

    26 Nov 2018| C+D Jobs

    The C+D Awards has revealed a category especially for locum pharmacists and staff, as well as a brand new venue next to London’s O2 arena.

  • ‘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