Assistance from Pharmacist Support can come in many different ways to suit the needs of the individual. The following stories highlight the many ways in which we have responded to the needs of pharmacists, their dependants and pharmacy students who have found themselves confronted by difficult circumstances.
Pharmacist Support is for people like you…
Illness, stress, bereavement and unemployment can affect all of us at some stage in our life.
Charity staff – much like pharmacists – do the job we do because we enjoy helping people. And one of the things that picks us up on a busy, stressful day is hearing from a beneficiary – someone we’ve been able to support through a difficult situation. A few months ago, one of our service… Read more
Paolo came to Pharmacist Support back in 2013 for financial assistance as he was finding it difficult to find work in the UK.
Emily graduated with a first class degree and registered as a pharmacist four years ago. A severe health relapse, however, made finding paid work extremely prohibitive. Covering basic living cost was becoming overwhelming and Emily was finding it increasingly difficult to make ends meet. Since receiving help from Pharmacist Support my standard of living has… Read more
My husband and I were privileged to visit the Benevolent Funds convalescent home Birdsgrove House in Derbyshire after a severe motoring accident in 1997, and again in the following year to continue our recovery. The great advantage of a stay in Birdsgrove was the ability to step back from the problems of everyday life and to have our physical and mental wounds gently cossetted for a short but precious while.
Here we meet Julie, Paul and David. Julie is a pharmacist, married to Paul – who has had MS for a number of years and is now confined to a wheelchair. The couple give us a glimpse into their lives and talk about the assistance they have received from Pharmacist Support along the way. David… Read more