We welcome comment, articles, blogs/viewpoint articles from practice pharmacists and PCN pharmacists, for publication at thepharmacist.co.uk/in-practice

The Pharmacist is actively building up content for our IN PRACTICE section, aimed at pharmacists working in general practice and within primary care networks (PCNs).

With high-quality journalist-written content and expert articles, this section is an important focus for The Pharmacist in the months ahead, sitting alongside the content we produce for community pharmacy, and offering a unique platform to highlight the potential for collaborative working between pharmacists in the wide range of roles across primary care. Pharmacists are increasingly a collective strength to be reckoned with, and we want to highlight this.

The Pharmacist is part of a network of publications focused on healthcare professionals in primary care, including Pulse (for GPs), Nursing in Practice and Healthcare Leader. Our publications are free for healthcare professionals to access, funded by advertising and sponsorship.

We update our free-to-access website daily, and send out an IN PRACTICE email newsletters on Wednesday. Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians can also sign up for our free app, to be able to easily read content on a mobile while on the go.

Are you willing to share your views and experience?

Please do get involved with The Pharmacist if you can – for the benefit of colleagues across practice and PCN pharmacy. If you would like to write an article, please do get in touch to discuss your idea – key contacts at The Pharmacist are [email protected] (editor), [email protected] (news editor), [email protected] (senior reporter), [email protected] (clinical editor), and any of us would be happy to hear from you.

Opportunities to contribute include:

Opinion/viewpoint article/blog – We would like as many people as possible to share their views on current topics by writing for The Pharmacist. Do you have something to get off your chest? Your piece will be about 600 words in length and present a ‘call to action’ for pharmacy colleagues . What needs to change, in your view, and why, and how should that happen? Here is an example of an article of this type.

Comment on a news topic – Our news content is updated daily and we aim to include the perspectives of pharmacists in the majority of our stories. If you have anything to share with our news journalists on a topic being discussed today on the website or on social media, or have an idea for a breaking news story that we could be writing about, please get in touch urgently: [email protected]

Clinical/How-to article – If you train, lecture, or regularly write about clinical practice and would be willing to share your expertise in an article, please do get in touch: [email protected]

Interview – Our journalists have capacity to carry out a number of interviews, where we would speak to you to gather information about a ground breaking project or other initiative. To be considered for an interview, please contact [email protected]

Notes on the publication process

Thank you for writing for The Pharmacist. We will edit your article for style before publication and may come back to you with any questions before publication. Your article will be published online at thepharmacist.co.uk/in-practice and will also be shared on social media. Publication assigns copyright to The Pharmacist and Cogora. We accept written articles for publication on the understanding that the wording of the article is exclusive to us (not previously published elsewhere so as to breach copyright) and has not been generated using an AI article writer tool. Please declare any relevant conflicts of interest.

Please do contact us before writing your article, to confirm that we are accepting articles on your chosen topic, and ideally with a few bullet points telling us about the points you plan to cover.

Our invitation to write extends to any pharmacists working in general practice in England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. We want to hear your views and share your expertise and experiences to share. Please get in touch.

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