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Pharmacists

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£39,031

Median salary

New workers start around £19,309.77. Normal pay is £39,031 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £56,978.64.

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Subjects achieved a 100% pass rate, including Maths, Further Maths, Physics, English Literature and Spanish.

About this career

  • Ensures that drugs and medicaments are in good supply and are stored properly.
  • Tests and analyses drugs to determine their identity, purity and strength.
  • Liaises with other professionals regarding the development, manufacturing and testing of drugs.
  • Maintains prescription files and records issue of narcotics, poisons and other habit-forming drugs.
  • Checks that recommended doses are not being exceeded and that instructions are understood by patients.
  • Highlights a drug’s potential side effects, identifies harmful interactions with other drugs and assesses the suitability of treatments for patients with particular health conditions.
  • Advises health professionals on the selection and appropriate use of medicines.
  • Prepares or directs the preparation of prescribed medicaments in liquid, powder, tablet, ointment or other form following prescriptions issued by medical doctors and other health professionals.

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