Working as a pharmacist abroad: the global community

After the sad news about Brexit, and more lately, about leaders being elected in the US who wish to close borders even more and to raise walls, I want to share with you, my experience of working as a foreigner in France. Continue reading

Prescribing pharmacists – the future

Prescribing pharmacists – the future

A doctor writes prescriptions! He checks you up, tests you, talks to you, looks at you from the outside as well as from the inside, and, at the end, he treats you! For this, he has to write prescriptions. You, as a patient, take that prescription to a pharmacy and receive the meds you need! The pharmacist, until now, was the best trained professional at reading the doctor’s handwriting. But things are changing, pharmacists are granted more professional responsibilities which are more suitable for their level of medical knowledge.

This article has been written by Johnathan Laird, a pharmacist from Scotland, with whom we already had the pleasure of collaborating. You can find his work here. Today, he is writing about the future in pharmaceutical healthcare: pharmacist that can prescribe independently. Continue reading