Hospital pharmacy - day one

Preparing for your first day of practice in hospital pharmacy? 

We'll help you prepare ahead and take on your first day, whether you're newly qualified, changing from another sector to hospital, changing countries within the UK or returning to practice after a period of absence.

This page contains professional and practical considerations, advice and signposting to essential resources.

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Sections on this page 

  • Checklist of practice-ready preparations
  • Before your first day
  • Checklist for your first day
  • What to do when you arrive for your first day
  • Next steps
  • Further information and resources

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