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What is your favourite thing about working in community pharmacy?

Started 7 months ago

There has been a lot of discussion around community pharmacy employers struggling to recruit and retain pharmacists and pharmacy staff, with the prospect of "better working conditions" and career opportunities in primary care prompting many to leave the sector.

https://www.chemistanddruggist.co.uk/CD007051/Recognition-of-pharmacist-shortage-welcome-as-sector-loses-out-to-PCNs

Also see C+D's Big Debate on the topic: https://community.chemistanddruggist.co.uk/rooms/the-big-debate/conversations/41408

But Shenu Barclay recently celebrated 45 years in community pharmacy and shows no signs of stopping a career that she loves, but didn't choose.

https://www.chemistanddruggist.co.uk/CD135820/Saving-lives-facing-gunpoint-serving-celebrities-one-pharmacists-45-years-in-community-pharmacy

What do you love about working in community pharmacy? Share your favourite experiences and career highlights below

A recent report from the King’s Fund has identified that it isn’t always rosier working for a PCN, and pharmacists have identified some key issues with their PCN-working set up.

https://www.chemistanddruggist.co.uk/CD135975/Underappreciated-and-lonely-the-other-side-of-the-PCN-pharmacist-role

What's your experience of working for a PCN? Share your thoughts below