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Why are Pharmacy students not entitled to NHS bursaries? watch

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    The list on the website says you are eligible if you are training to be a:

    - doctor or dentist (you will be eligible for an NHS Bursary during the latter stages of your pre-registration training)
    - chiropodist (including podiatrist), dietician, occupational therapist, orthoptist, physiotherapist, prosthetist, and orthotist, radiographer, audiologist or a speech and language therapist
    - dental hygienist or dental therapist
    - nurse, midwife or operating department practitioner (degree course)
    - nurse, midwife or operating department practitioner (diploma course)

    Why are Pharmacy students not taken into account?
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    Hmm strange.
    Perhaps it's because once you graduate as a pharmacist there's no guarantee that you'll work for the NHS (like if you become an industry pharmacist). Although most pharmacy students do...
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    (Original post by Daniel-Ballingall)
    Hmm strange.
    Perhaps it's because once you graduate as a pharmacist there's no guarantee that you'll work for the NHS (like if you become an industry pharmacist). Although most pharmacy students do...
    Pretty much answered for you OP....Plus NHS bursaries are changing soon anyway so you never know
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    (Original post by Daniel-Ballingall)
    My answer not good enough for you?
    Haha it was good enough, I hadn't thought of that before. Just interested in other reasons!
 
 
 
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