Today, our Part 4 Pharmacy students have been “putting themselves in the shoes/eyes” of patients who are at risk of falls. This is our yearly IPL Falls Symposium which focuses on the holistic management of patients who have fallen, working alongside Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Physician Associate and Nursing students.
Part 4 Students showcase School of Pharmacy Research
Part 4 Pharmacy students took part in a research poster day this week. They presented posters of their work which was carried out under the supervision of RSOP academics.
Dementia Friends Champions (Pharmacy undergraduate students) will be running Dementia Friends information sessions during week 6. This aims to help people understand what it’s like to live with dementia, change the way we think, act and talk about the condition. This is part of Alzheimer’s Society’s biggest initiative to change people’s perceptions of dementia. More information can be found on the following website: https://www.dementiafriends.org.uk/. Thee sessions are open to everyone (students and staff).
Wednesday 14th Feb Chemistry LT ground 10am-11am
Thursday 15th Feb CHANCELLORS, CH-G06 4pm-5pm
Friday 16th Feb CHANCELLORS, CH-G06 10am-11am
‘Time to talk’ stand put up by the students
Teacher practitioner, Mona Qasim (centre) and the Mental Health champion
A group of M(Pharm) worked with our mental health specialist teacher practitioner, Mona Qasim, to put up a fantastic stand about Mental Health illness following the Time to Talk Day. Students raised awareness by providing information and talking to people about mental health issues right here on campus. A special thanks and big well done to all those involved.
Congratulations to Sophie Oduyale, who will be presenting a poster at the 23rd Congress of the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) in Gothenburg, Sweden in Marach 2018. The presentation is on evaluation of hospital practices with regards to intravenous medicines compatibility.