Work life

Discover ways to feel supported when at work and manage your work life better.

There’s a lot to think about when it comes to your work life. If you need support, you’ve come to the right place.

We have gathered a wide range of information and guidance to make you feel as comfortable and confident as possible in your working life. All the pages we think you might need are below.

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Career options for MPharm graduates

Are you looking for a role away from pharmacy? This page contains information for trainees who have failed the assessment three times, and graduates who do not want to train as pharmacists.

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Registering as a pharmacist

Are you ready to join the GPhC register as a pharmacist? We have lots of advice about registering for the first time and beginning to work as a pharmacist.

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Careers for pharmacists

Are you planning a career change? This page is for pharmacists who are looking for an alternative career, either within the pharmaceutical environment or in non-pharmacy-related work.

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Looking for work: job vacancy sites

Are you looking for a new job? This page contains a list of specialist pharmacist sites, locum sites and more general job sites.

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GPhC revalidation

Do you need to submit your revalidation records? This page offers guidance on the GPhC revalidation requirements, including peer discussions and reflective accounts.

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Returning to pharmacy practice

Are you thinking about returning to practice? This page covers return to practice courses, new and enhanced services and work shadowing.

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Locum pharmacy overview

This page contains guidance for those who are already working as a locum, and also for those who are thinking of becoming a locum pharmacist.

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Locums: recovering unpaid fees

Are you a locum looking to recover unpaid fees? These pages contain information that will help locums who are looking to claim back unpaid fees.

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GPhC registered pharmacists: a guide to working abroad

Are you thinking about working abroad? This page contains lots of useful information about what you will need to do, and includes a full list of all pharmaceutical regulators.

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EEA pharmacists preparing to work in Great Britain

Are you planning on working in Great Britain? This page is for pharmacists from the EEA, who have joined, or are preparing to join the GPhC register.

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Fitness to Practise: investigations and hearings

This page contains information about the processes surrounding a fitness to practise investigation and/or hearing. This includes information about what the potential outcomes may be. …

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Managing your wellbeing in the workplace

Working in a pharmacy setting can be stressful. This page provides useful guidance and advice on looking after your wellbeing in the workplace.

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Professional relationships in the pharmacy

This page provides information about building positive workplace relationships. It also provides information about how to deal with unprofessional workplace relationships.

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Building positive workplace relationships

This page includes guidance and support on how to build positive relationships in the workplace, with a short self-study module to help you cement learnings. …

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Building assertiveness

This short self-study module covers the fundamentals of building assertiveness and is the first module of a two-part series.

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Building assertiveness, part two

This page includes tips to make yourself more assertive in the workplace and a self-study module which covers the fundamentals of building assertiveness. This is the second module in a two-part series.

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Bullying

Bullying has no place at work. This page provides information about how to spot bullying and guidance on how to deal with it.

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Managing conflict: dealing with angry & abusive patients

This short video provides useful tips on how to deal with angry patients whilst at work.

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Time management

On this page you will find information on why having good time management is vital for wellbeing. With a self-study module to help you manage your time more effectively.

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Whistleblowing

Are you considering report an issue as a whistleblower? This page contains information about whistleblowing and the various organisations who can offer help to whistleblowers.

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