Hospital pharmacy Pre-registration Applications (Pharmalife) 2017/2018

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    (Original post by MeredithGrey13)
    Ah thank you. 3 rejections later have many of your friends applied there? X
    Np! I think one of them has but not sure. Aww don't worry there's still hope yet! No news is good news
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    (Original post by Adam020)
    *I got an email at 5. Got an interview 🙌🏾🙌🏾
    I'm on reserve What day is your interview if you don't mind me asking?
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    (Original post by Littlemisspharm)
    I'm on reserve What day is your interview if you don't mind me asking?
    They haven't contacted me yet. Only got an email from pharmalife
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    (Original post by Jin3011)
    Eyo guys! Let me know if you want me to send you a file of common pre-reg interview questions to go over. Helped me prep for my interviews. Best wishes!
    hey i'd really appreciate if you send this over to me!!! thanks in advance
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    Has anyone heard from croydon hospital? aaaaaanybody
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    Professional Development

    What difference do you think the new pharmacy contract has made to hospital Pharmacy?

    How is the role of the pharmacist changing?

    What are the major issues which will affect pharmacy in the future? And give your personal and professional opinion on it?

    What effect does the government have on pharmacy? (hospital or community) i.e. clinical governance, standards, NICE

    What do you think the role of the pharmacy is in the hospital?

    What do you think the role of a specialist pharmacist is?

    What do you think the challenges to pharmacists will be in the next few years?

    Over the past year what have you done for CPD?

    Where do you see yourself in 5 years time?

    What do you think of supplementary prescribers?

    Do you know what a paediatric pharmacist will usually do in a day?

    In the past year what have you done to improve your own professional development?

    What do you think about non-medical prescribing?

    How do you feel about a technician run dispensary?

    How do you feel about being trained by technicians?

    Where do you think Pharmacy is heading in the future?

    What is the Future of Pharmacy?

    Whats your views about prescribing in the future?

    What comes first the patient or the cost?

    NICE and clinical governance what do you think of them?

    What do I see as the role of a hospital pharmacist?

    What aspects are there to hospital pharmacy? eg med info, clinical ward work, aseptics

    What did I hope that the role of the Pharmacist would be in ten years time?

    What do you understand by clinical governance?

    What is your opinion on technicians checking and to a certain level clinical checking?

    What are the differences between community and hospital pharmacy?



    Personal Effectiveness and Interpersonal Skills

    What transferable skills have you learnt from uni?

    What skills did you learn from your challenging project and how do you think they will help you?

    Give your three weaknesses?

    What are your strengths?

    How do you think you will be assessed while working here?

    How did you prepare for this interview?

    Where do you see yourself in five years time?

    What will you bring to the team?

    What do you think the main challenges you will face in your pre-reg will be?

    What can you bring to the pharmacy as a pre-reg?

    How would your friends describe you?

    How would you show the patient that you are qualified?

    Are you a good team member?

    How would you deal with a stressful situation at work?

    How do you cope with stress at university?

    What is your biggest achievement?

    What was the last challenging project you took part in? What was your role?

    Describe a situation of overcoming conflict - how would you feel about dealing with a similar situation in the hospital? what have you learnt from it, and would you do anything different?

    Described a situation where you have intervened to reduce risk to a patient.


    Clinical

    Have you read any interesting articles in the PJ recently?

    What are the recent articles have you read? (Questions based on this)

    Have you ever spotted a clinical error?

    Career Progression, Previous Experience, Sector Choice

    Do you particularly want to work at this hospital? If so why?

    Had I had any previous hospital experience?

    What work experience have you had in pharmacy?

    Why have you chosen hospital as your first sixth month placement?

    Why at this hospital?

    Why this Geographical area?

    Please summarize the experience you've got from hospital pharmacy

    What can you offer us? (i.e. strengths)

    What do you expect from us?

    What will you do on qualification?

    What did you like most about your community placement and what did you find least enjoyable?

    Do you have an interest in a certain area in particular e.g. transplants, chemotherapy, aseptic production and why?

    Where will you be in 5 years?

    Experiences learnt on placements/vacation placements?

    What influenced you to opt for a career in pharmacy?

    Education

    If there is one thing you would change about your course what would it be?

    What do you like about university?

    Describe a project done in uni/placement?

    How are you finding your university course?

    What would be your least favourite area of your course?

    How has your course prepared you for pharmacy (in the real world)?

    Hobbies and Interests

    What do you like to do outside of pharmacy?

    What do you do to relax?

    Questions about extra curricular activities on C.V

    How do you balance you social and educational life?
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    Hey guys, didn't realise there was a thread open for pharmalife. I have 4 interviews all in the NW area, I was wondering if anyone knows what kind of questions they will ask and if I should look over my cals.
    I applied to CMFT, Salford, pennine acute area and Tameside.

    Thanks!
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    Hi guys! Just realised this thread was open. So I have all 4 interviews in the NW area. Was wondering if anyone knows what the panel interviews are like or what kind of questions they will ask. Not even sure if I should look over my cals stuff.
    Hospital I applied to are- CMFT, Salford, Tameside and pennine acute area
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    (Original post by Hz2005)
    Hi guys! Just realised this thread was open. So I have all 4 interviews in the NW area. Was wondering if anyone knows what the panel interviews are like or what kind of questions they will ask. Not even sure if I should look over my cals stuff.
    Hospital I applied to are- CMFT, Salford, Tameside and pennine acute area
    Well done!! When did you hear from pennine acute? That's the only one I'm waiting to hear back from


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    (Original post by Lateeefah)
    Well done!! When did you hear from pennine acute? That's the only one I'm waiting to hear back from


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    Hey I heard back yesterday
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    (Original post by Rachpointon)
    Anybody heard from barking havering and Redbridge?
    Not yet. Still waiting..
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    (Original post by hospitalpharm1)
    I have an interview at Rotherham
    Any interview tips would be much appreciated!
    When is your interview?

    Have you been asked to do a presentation?
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    Hi,Does anyone remember the ABX questions that came up in TLC assessment? Panicking I might've made daft mistakes urgh
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    (Original post by Farmacee)
    Hi,Does anyone remember the ABX questions that came up in TLC assessment? Panicking I might've made daft mistakes urgh
    Abx used orally QDS for C diff - vancomycin
    Abx contraindicated in tennis player on prednisolone - ciprofloxacin
    Abx that discolours urine to red/orange - rifampicin
    Abx that produces sweating / flushing / nausea upon drinking alcohol - metronidazole
    Abx that interacts with simvastatin - clarithromycin

    I can't remember whether there was a 6th Abx question
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    (Original post by thegodofgod)
    Abx used orally QDS for C diff - vancomycin
    Abx contraindicated in tennis player on prednisolone - ciprofloxacin
    Abx that discolours urine to red/orange - rifampicin
    Abx that produces sweating / flushing / nausea upon drinking alcohol - metronidazole
    Abx that interacts with simvastatin - clarithromycin

    I can't remember whether there was a 6th Abx question
    Thanks for this!! I thought I got all of them wrong except the c diff one...turns out I got them all right haha! I may still have a chance 😂*
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    Anybody heard from Colchester??
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    Hi guys! Anyone had interviews so far? I just had NES assesment last week and now waiting for 21.09 in Manchester. How are you guys doing?
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    (Original post by Jin3011)
    Eyo guys! Let me know if you want me to send you a file of common pre-reg interview questions to go over. Helped me prep for my interviews. Best wishes!

    Hey! Could I possibly get a copy of this! Many thanks!
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    Can anyone suggest any important reports/documents to read up on in preparation for interviews? Planning on going over the Francis report but if there are any other crucial ones I would appreciate someone letting me know!
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    (Original post by MeredithGrey13)
    Ah thank you. 3 rejections later have many of your friends applied there? X
    I got 3 rejections also I hope you invite for some interview?x
 
 
 
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