Successful Study Tips

Here is a great SlideShare of study tips for all our Pharmacy Students and Pharmacists preparing for exams:   The Best Study Tips Revealed from Connect: Professional Women's NetworkRead more …

Preventing ‘Alert Fatigue’

An article in CBC News Canada yesterday highlights the importance of preventing 'Alert Fatigue' in pharmacies. A Go Public Report into the death of Helena Lambert, 76, in British Columbia, Canada, found that important warnings about the interaction between two of the medications dispensed were missed, even though software used in the pharmacy would have flagged the potential for an adverse reaction. In the article the reporter acknowledges that more than 30,000 pharmacists work across Canada, and they prevent similar issues from occurring every day. Contributors to the report further acknowledge that pharmacies…Read more …

Recently Won National Tenders

Pharmapod recently won a national tender to develop a Core Competency Self-Assessment Tool ("CCSAT") that will be used by all pharmacists in Ireland to self-assess their core competencies and identify their professional development needs. The tender is with Royal College of Surgeons and The new Irish Institute of Pharmacy (IIOP) which was founded to promote excellence in the areas of patient care, professional standards, education and research in pharmacy practice. The CCSAT will be a browser-based tool accessible to all pharmacists whether they are based in hospital, community, industry, academia or regulatory roles.…Read more …