Macrolide: ‘BANG” on the Rhythm Last updated on
Written by J. Z. Low - Clinical pharmacist, and a photography enthusiast. Macrolides are one of the antibiotics that are widely prescribed for ranges of infectious diseases including upper and lower respiratory tract diseases, sexually transmitted diseases and certain skin infections caused by zoonotic origins. The widespread use of macrolides rises a concern in their [...]
My journey in providing patient care from bedside to bench Last updated on
Dr Nusaibah Abdul Rahim - Lecturer, School of Pharmacy, Taylor’s University & Secretary and Academic Representative of the MPS Hospital Pharmacy Chapter. When I began my pharmacy journey as a student, I always thought that I would be a community pharmacist and own my dream pharmacy. As a child, I had a fear of going [...]
How do you serve the Deaf community as a pharmacist? Last updated on
Written by Elizabeth Chong - PRP, Sime Darby Medical Centre and Assistant Marketing & Communications of MPS-YPC The word – communication plays such a major role in the profession of a pharmacist. As I reflect on my student days, I was more concerned about learning drug pharmacology and disease states that I had neglected the [...]
Ending Tobacco Addiction by the Tobacco Free Generation, Endgame Paradigm: Introductory Paper & Opportunities for Youth Leadership Last updated on
Tobacco Written by Dr. Koong Heng Nung -  Founding Director of the Tobacco Free Generation International & Medical Director of Koong & Ho Surgery Pte Ltd. Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital A common social challenge the youth face is addictions especially to nicotine. The legal acceptability of nicotine, superimposed onto the experimental phase of a life [...]
Putting yourself in a junior doctors’ shoes: new ways to promote pharmacist-doctor collaborations Last updated on
Interprofessional Collaborations Pharmacist Strategies Effective interprofessional collaborations, such as those between doctors and pharmacists, improves patient outcomes (Reeves, 2016).  Yet it can be challenging, as junior pharmacists, to know how to best approach these collaborations especially when it involves telling a doctor about a prescribing error. As a pharmacist and health professions education researcher, along with [...]