Something to shout about….

by Kazeem Olalekan The latest Intensive Care National Audit and Research Centre (ICNARC) report showed the general intensive care unit (GICU) at Southampton General Hospital had the lowest number of deaths over a three-month period. Now that is something to be really proud of….Well done to the GICU team at Southampton General Hospital More here

Vision coming together…

by Kazeem Olalekan MRPharmS I took my daughter to the optician recently and it got me thinking: What an amazing thing: vision! We all need it and all the better if it is a good one. In October last year, I wrote a blog about the 2020 vision of the University Hospitals Southampton. ┬áIn that […]

Case Study 6: Critical Evaluation

by Kazeem Olalekan MRPharmS This July we have posted our 6th Case Study. We are quite proud about this one. Kazeem conducted an interview with Sue Gough, a Critical Evaluation Pharmacist at University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust. It provides an insight into what these breeds of pharmacists do. They read the many clinical papers […]

Saved – The future is bright.

by Kazeem Olalekan MRPharmS I was delighted by the news that the National Paediatric Surgery Reviews has opted for option B which means that University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHSFT) in partnership with Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust will continue to deliver first class quality service for children with heart disease in the South […]

Keeping our promise…

by Kazeem Olalekan MRPharmS Following on from a previous article on the NHS, I promised to try and get an interview with Dr Mark Tomlin. Well I have kept my promise. Today we publish the full interview. Dr Tomlin talk on a range of issues. He talks about what he does in his role as […]

Done it again: Got the interview!

by Kazeem Olalekan In August of this year, bookapharmacist.com reported on the antimicrobial iphone app developed by the team at Southampton University Hospital NHS Trust (now: University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust). At the end of that piece, Kazeem promised to try and get an interview with Dr Kieran Hand, the pharmacist involved in the […]

Case Study 3: We are building effective professional pharmacist networks

Today bookapharmacist.com showcase how it is building effective professional pharmacist networks by interviewing Katerina Mesmer (author of “Complacency did not build the Tower of Babylon“), Hospital Pharmacist and Project Facilitator at Iforg Limited. The interview explores her role at the Local Pharmacy Forum and at bookapharmacist.com. Most importantly, how she is working with bookapharmacist to […]