Summer Placement Opportunities, Dears Pharmacy, Edinburgh & Fife

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Pharmacy Name: Dears Pharmacy
Contact Name: Mahyar Nickkho-Amiry

Summer Placement Opportunites (Ten Placements Available)

Dears Pharmacy are happy to announce Summer Vocational Placements for Pharmacy Students in 2020.

Our pharmacies are based across Edinburgh and Fife. We have ten placement opportunities available in our pharmacies for 8 weeks in duration. These are paid summer placements. 

These placements would be most beneficial and suitable for second and third year students wishing to bridge the gaps between theory and practice.

Would you like to participate in a placement with an innovative, forward-thinking independent pharmacy chain?

Dears Pharmacy are offering ten students an eight-week paid placement starting late June for students enrolled on an MPharm Pharmacy Degree during July and August. 

The placement will entail a structured training programme that will not only give an insight into life in a community pharmacy but will also incorporate:

  • Dispensing 
  • NHS Pharmacy Services 
  • OTC Medicines
  • Counselling Skills
  • Clinical Governance
  • The Structure of the NHS and Primary Care
  • Travel & Vaccination Clinics 
  • Diagnostic Services
  • Dealing with customer queries 

If you would like to apply, please send a CV & Cover Letter 

Mahyar Nickkho-Amiry, Managing Director & Superintendent Pharmacist (

Closing date for applications 28th January 2020