Another 12 months have zipped by, and with them, the industry has been once again propelled forward by the exemplary members of our healthcare teams. Rather than merely acknowledging the complex problems across the region, they have addressed them with equal measures of innovation and optimism – and now it’s time for us to showcase their stories at the 2018 Scottish Pharmacy Awards.

Following a difficult and lengthy decision process, the high quality of applicants has been narrowed down in each category, and the finalists are set to find out the verdict during a glittering gala among an audience of their fellow peers and leading professionals.

This year, the ceremony will be honouring the title-holders on 7th November at the Hilton Glasgow Hotel, William Street, with unmissable dining and networking opportunities rounding off the evening.

We’re honoured to announce that the 2018 nominated charity is Pharmacist Support – which provides help to pharmacists and their families, former pharmacists, pre-registration trainees, and pharmacy students in need. Its free and confidential support includes a stress helpline, a wellbeing service, debt, benefits, and employment advice, and addiction support, as well as an information and enquiry service, careers coaching, and financial assistance.

The charity has provided a lifeline to those who are confronted with circumstances often beyond their control, both on a short and long-term basis, and specifically tailored to the individual’s circumstances.

Check out the finalists – and their stories – by visiting