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.
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?
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?
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.
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
Hi,Does anyone remember the ABX questions that came up in TLC assessment? Panicking I might've made daft mistakes urgh
Anybody heard from Colchester??
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?
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!