Case Study 8: Being Cyril

by Kazeem Olalekan MRPharmS   In our latest interview, Kazeem chats with Cyril Siou – Community Pharmacist. This interview effectively introduces the reader to Cyril – the man. He was one of the people that said yes when I presented him with a blank canvass of what I wanted to achieve with this project. The […]

Who will show clinical leadership?

by Kazeem Olalekan MRPharmS I cannot help but notice, with concern, the latest news item by in which  Boots the Chemist is to offer ‘3 for 2’ mix and match promotion across its entire healthcare range this week (link). Clearly the customer will welcome an opportunity to pay less for products in these chastened times. If […]

Taxpayers’ Alliance report on MUR – a riposte

by Kazeem Olalekan MRPharmS In April, the Taxpayers’ Alliance published a report  about Medicines Use Review. It concluded boldly that Medicines Use Review are a “wasteful subsidy to pharmacists”. In this piece, I offer my riposte to that report in a YouTube Video:    

Time to reflect – The MUR Evangelist Journey

by Kazeem Olalekan MRPharmS   Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards. Søren Kierkegaard   The words of Kierkegaard is relevant to this post. Other writers, including the famous Steve Jobs, have described the reflection process in much similar lines. Steve Jobs was quoted in his Stanford lecture as saying: […]