Pharmacy Life

Opportunity knocks

After starting her career working in Sainsbury's in Hampshire, the opportunity arose for Helen Griffen to move to the store’s pharmacy. Now a dispensing assistant and team leader, she hasn’t looked back since.

From retail to RoE

For former RoE Awards finalist Richard Stephenson, being named Highly Commended in the 2014 Retail Skills category opened lots of doors and boosted his flourishing career.

All change

Well’s Highgate store has undergone significant changes recently, and Charley Young has been a part of every stage of the transformation.

An exceptional apprentice

An apprenticeship opportunity at LloydsPharmacy presented Lacey Garrett with the challenge she’d been looking for and she’s loving every minute.

Inspiring success

We caught up with former RoE Award winner Deepali Bij to find out where her career has taken her since she scooped the 2015 Counter Intelligence Award.

Making a difference in the community

While the basics remain the same, Sally Watson relishes the fact that every day in pharmacy brings fresh challenges and surprises.

Looking to the future

With a background in biochemistry, a passion for customer care and an eagerness to learn, Hollie Westwood is perfectly placed to help her customers improve their health

Making time for everyone

For MCA Valerie Davies, working at Potter Street Pharmacy in Harlow is all about being there to help others in their time of need.

A community focus

Wendy Boulter is putting her training to good use and doing everything she can to help her community.

Following her dreams

As a dispensing assistant on her way to becoming a pharmacist, Chloe Jeavons proves that with enough support and dedication, anything is possible.

All about training

Good teamwork and plenty of training opportunities have enabled Lisa Carr to grow into a vital member of her pharmacy team.

A star apprentice

Lauren Taylor presents a fine example of how an apprenticeship scheme can really kick-start a pharmacy career.

A dedicated dispenser

It’s been 23 years since Jane Arnott joined her local LloydsPharmacy branch as a Saturday girl, and she’s never looked back.

A high achiever

Thanks to a supportive team and training opportunities, Maria Buxton has found the confidence to realise her passion for helping others.

From strength to strength

A pillar of the Golders Green community for more than 50 years, Warman Freed has undergone significant change and is stronger than ever.

Innovation in practice

Pharmacy technician Julia Hulland-Vernon is helping pharmacies bridge the gap when patients are admitted or discharged from hospital.

Natural calling

After years of working in different jobs, Jayne Fitch found her natural calling helping customers and new staff in her local pharmacy.  

Rising to the challenge

After nearly 10 years as a medicines counter assistant, Joanne Macpherson is continuing to rise to new challenges.

Making a difference

Pharmacy technician Pippa Scrimshaw has been talking to patients in their own homes about their medicines for over 12 years.

Leaps and bounds

Elle Cobbett is enjoying every minute of her apprenticeship at Day Lewis and can’t wait to qualify as a pharmacy technician.
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