Back in Singapore for a break from pharmacy

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

Lessons from community pre-registration training

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

Overview of community pre-registration training in UK

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