Posts by Author: 53 posts by SasaWrites

Feelings of loneliness affect us all at some point, but being lonely can be a serious problem when it becomes chronic, affecting our health and wellbeing and damaging our ability to connect with others. I find out how pharmacy can

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I’ve been a pharmacy journalist for fifteen years, but it’s only been in the last couple that I’ve shaken off my ‘imposter syndrome’. Most other pharmacy journalists you’ll meet are pharmacists too, but I’m not. I somehow snuck in under

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The Pharmaceutical Journal is holding a Twitter chat on Tuesday 10 April at 8pm to provide a platform for pharmacy professionals to discuss the issue of gender inequality in pharmacy. I’ll be on the panel, so come and join the

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Legislative change in the UK has resulted in compulsory reporting of pay for male and female employees of larger corporations and has seen the gender pay gap narrow to 9.1% in April 2017, the lowest level since 1997. However, it is

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I’ve been writing a lot about women in the workplace lately, and the disparity at leadership levels when it comes to the number of women versus men in senior roles. In this piece for the Pharmaceutical Journal I look at

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What does it take to work as a civilian pharmacist in the military? I talk to some pharmacists who are doing just that in this feature for the Pharmaceutical Journal…

Emergency hormonal contraception (EHC) – or ‘the morning after pill’ – has been available in the UK for over 30 years, but its supply remains a contentious issue for many pharmacists, as I discover for this feature in The Pharmacist magazine…

Stoptober awareness month run by Public Health England (PHE) throughout October encourages smokers to quit. So if you’ve decided you want to give up, what methods are going to give you the best chance? I find out about e-cigarettes in this feature

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Periods are a fact of life for half of the population yet new research highlights a significant taboo surrounding women’s health. So how can pharmacy teams help break the silence? I find out in this feature for Training Matters magazine…

When it comes to children’s health, you shouldn’t believe everything you read in the news, as I find out for this feature for Training Matters magazine.