Clinical Pharmacists work at general practices, in assistance with the pivotal improvement of patient care and safety. They improve the value and outcome of medicines and consult with patients directly. This way, they can help patients with long term conditions more efficiently.
What does a Clinical Pharmacist do?
- They give advice on multiple medicines
- They provide better access to health checks for patients
- Close work alongside GPs allows a GP to focus their skills more on diagnosing and treating patients with more complex conditions
- Assists with medicine prescriptions
- You will need to have a Master’s Degree in Pharmacy (MPharm)
- You will need to have mandatory registrations with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
- Excellent skills in monitoring, IT, verbal communication, written communication and clinical knowledge are essential