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The importance of history in championing the future prosperity of British Pharmacy

This blog has been written by Xianle Chen, a third year MPharm student, about his exciting summer placement on a project with the National Pharmacy Association having been awarded the Rajesh Joshi Memorial Bursary offered by The British Society for the History of Pharmacy and The Health Education Foundation. It may not be initially obvious to understand the …

The European Pharmacy Students’ Association Annual Congress 2016 in Helsinki

As this is my first (and possibly my last) blog, I shall introduce myself. My name is Matthew James Brown and I have been a pharmacy student for the last 4 years here at The University of Nottingham. Throughout my time I have been heavily involved with The Pharmacy Society (PharmSoc), acting as President during …

The Opportunity of a Lifetime while Studying Pharmacy!

Hi! My name is David and I’m a third year pharmacy student at Nottingham, but I’m currently studying at the University of Nottingham’s Malaysia Campus (UNMC), where I’m completing my research project. As soon-to-be undergraduates, I urge you all to seize every opportunity that comes your way and especially to consider travelling at some point …

Studying in Malaysia

This blog has been written by Helena Cooper, a third year student on our MPharm programme. The prospect of studying in Malaysia was the deciding factor in me choosing The University of Nottingham. Although it seemed scary at the time, I decided to take up the opportunity to study in Malaysia for the whole of my second year. …

Angers Exchange

This week’s blog has been written by Sean Quay, a 4th year undergraduate student on our MPharm programme, and it describes a visit to Angers in France. Bonjour mes amis! Over the last few years the School has sent and received students in an exchange program between l’Université d’Angers in an initiative to build relations and …

What is the political driver behind future pharmacy service provision and what can we learn from what has already been done?

This blog has been written by Robert Oakley, one of our third year undergraduate students. It is the fourth of four posts about his experience in attending a King’s Fund conference in February 2016 on “Commissioning person-centred care for vulnerable groups: what role does pharmacy play?”. So now we are aware of some exciting new …

Case study on care home residents – why are pharmacists needed in care homes and how can better healthcare be delivered to members within this vulnerable group?

This blog has been written by Robert Oakley, one of our third year undergraduate students. It is the third of four posts about his experience in attending a King’s Fund conference in February 2016 on “Commissioning person-centred care for vulnerable groups: what role does pharmacy play?”. The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that the aging population …

Pharmacy Fun and Games

This blog has been written by Sean Quay, a 4th year undergraduate student on our MPharm programme. Fun and games We’re just getting into the rhythm of the second semester and the Pharmacy Leadership and Management (PLM) game just started this week. Some of you from years one, two and three might have heard of …

My Pre-reg Story (So Far): 6 Months in a Hospital and Becoming a ‘Proper’ Grown Up

The latest installment in James Smith’s pre-reg journey. I remember the times when a ‘Pre-registration year’, or ‘pre-reg’, was a distant, almost-theoretical concept for me. That was four and a half years ago, when I first started my undergraduate degree in Pharmacy. Now, that concept is my reality; I am halfway through my pre-reg year …

The Much Needed London Getaway Weekend

This blog was first published on the Student Life blog and is written by Olivia, a pharmacy student. You can see Olivia’s past blogs here. First off, apologies for not blogging in the longest time. I have been busy with a couple of things: Going home for Christmas Revising for exams Losing my mind Exams …