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pharmasupport2February 1 2016

 

Pharmacy charity Pharmacist Support has revamped the information and resources pages on its website.

Information has now been grouped by topics covering:

  • career guidance
  • lifestyle and wellbeing
  • family and personal help
  • advice for pre-registration trainees and students
  • information about retirement

It hopes that “these planned changes will make information on the site more accessible, enabling visitors to search for and find all relevant information. It will also provide us with more accurate data on the types of information our visitors seek and the way they use our online resources.”

Pharmacist Support is celebrating 175 years as providing support for pharmacists, pharmacy students and their dependents in times of need. It has evolved from the pharmacy benevolent fund established with the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain when it was founded in 1841.

The charity says that in 2015, its website saw a 92% increase in visits and e-news subscribers rose by 70%. It has also added to its social media portfolio having joined Instagram, alongside Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Links:

Pharmacist Support website announcement

Pharmacist Support review of 2015

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