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8 Interview Tips To Get That New Job

  Securing an interview is an achievement on its own, however it is not time to celebrate fully, there is still a lot of work, perhaps the most important preparation yet to come. It is not a time to panic, but to appreciate all the efforts you had put in place to get thus far and a milestone to remind yourself why you really want [and deserve] this role So let's get started and look at how to ensure you secure that well desired job!! 1. Do your homework You may Read more...

Is Cover letter really crucial in today's job market?

    Job search can be understandably very demanding in itself and the whole process should be handled with due diligence, to make sure you secure that dream job. So, you have edited your CV to a highly presentable standard, searched for your dream job and finally your consultant called to inform you of a perfect fit for you, you have researched the organisation and position and couldn't agree more. Now, the moment to present yourself in a brief [or not so brief] Read more...

Pharmacists to ease GP pressure

The Royal College of General Practitioners [RCGP] and The Royal Pharmaceutical Society [RPS] are actively working together to utilise pharmacist's skills to address the severe shortage of GPs throughout England and thereby easing up pressures from GP in their practices . This innovative scheme is amed to improve patient experience by pharmacists providing their services by treating patients directly. Pharmacists who will participate in this novel concept will undergo additional Read more...

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Pharmacy Contracts Approved with the aim to set changes in Wales

Control of entry will be set to be similar to the one in England. Currently, NHS contracts are approved in Wales according to the "necessary / Expedient test". This test results in new pharmacy contract being granted only if patients are deemed not to be able to access prescription medicine quickly enough. This new Bill proposes to take into account all pharmaceutical needs of the neighbourhood, rather than just focusing on the dispensing of prescription. Where a pharmacy fails to Read more...

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EHEW Accreditation

The long awaited accreditation has now launched in Wales. The Eye Health Examination Wales is an extended eye examination for people at increased risks of sight-threatening eye diseas. The launch of the new service gives optometrists in Wales the clinical freedom to manage patients in primary optometric environment and also ensuring referral to secondary opthamology are as detailed as possible and also as appropriate. EHEW service has the potential to relieve hospital eye service Read more...

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Pharmacy News

From January 2015, a new target group is due to be introduced to the MUR group. Time to brush up on clinical skills and new advise for patients on medication for these conditions. Proportion of targeted MURs will be increased, but this will not implemented till April 2015. Target group percentage for MURs will be increased from 50% to 70% of all MURs carried out in a year. The Department of Health signed amendments to the Secretary of State Directions on 4th December 2014 which Read more...

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MSK disorder and impact on general health

MSK disorders are the second most common cause of disability worldwide, measured by years lived with disability (YLDs), with low back pain being the most frequent condition

What an impact MSK disorders have! (March et al, 2014 Best Practice Research Clinical Rheum)

A picture is worth a thousand words. This is an eye opener and impacts the approach to care of healthcare professionals for patients in this field

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