Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, I was issued a Stay-Home Notice (SHN) when I arrived in Singapore on 7th August. Apart from some countries in the Asia Pacific, everyone entering Singapore has to serve their SHN in a dedicated hotel for a 14-day period (as of August 2020). The whole reasoning for the two-week quarantine … Continue reading Quarantine at Orchard Hotel Singapore
I’m back in Singapore again. I have completed my one-year pharmacist pre-registration training on 31st July, and became a provisionally registered pharmacist in the UK on 1st August. After that, I flew home on 6th August. Firstly, why am I only provisionally registered? It all has to do with the COVID-19 pandemic. In normal circumstances, … Continue reading Back in Singapore for a break from pharmacy
There is a consensus that, between hospital and community pharmacy, there is much more clinical knowledge to learn from doing pre-registration training in the former. When you have consistent exposure to medical notes and drug charts, handle ward patients with complex care needs and work with a multidisciplinary healthcare team, there is no end to … Continue reading Lessons from community pre-registration training
In July last year, I relocated to York to do my pharmacist pre-registration training after graduating with my MPharm (Master of Pharmacy) degree in Manchester. The training is a one-year programme, and all 12 months of my training takes place in a small independent multiple pharmacy. Looking back at the beginning, I was initially clueless … Continue reading Overview of community pre-registration training in UK
It's time to share an important update on my life. Recently on 16th July, I graduated from the University of Manchester with my Master of Pharmacy. My time as a university student is done, but my time in UK isn't up yet. I will be doing a 1-year pre-registration training in a community pharmacy in … Continue reading Onward to a new chapter in life!
Hello everyone! I'm Yish! And I am a Singaporean studying Masters of Pharmacy in University of Manchester. As I am in my final year, I will be expecting to graduate in July 2019. As of now, I cannot confirm if I will remain in UK for another year to do my pre-registration or return back … Continue reading Welcome to my blog!