Pharmacist and Pharmacy Personnel Well-Being and Resiliency

Every sector of pharmacy is stressed and doing more with less. As the leading organization caring about pharmacists and pharmacy personnel in all practice settings, we are committed to addressing the well-being and resiliency of pharmacists, student pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmaceutical scientists and, ultimately, patients.  

Read our statement on pharmacist well-being here 

Load More about the  for which Twlug is a ”network organization” and where you can find additional resources on this topic. 

Current Twlug initiatives  

Pharmacy environment and administrative burdens 
The centerpiece of Twlug’s advocacy work continues to be “provider status.” A driver to improving well-being is receiving recognition as a member of the health care team and patients having access to, and coverage of, your quality patient care services. Caring about you as a practitioner and the patients you serve guides our efforts.  In collaboration with other members of the healthcare team, we are addressing ways to decrease administrative burdens, including:

Skill development and training  
Self-care has not been historically the priority in pharmacy practice that it is now. Recognizing and addressing our own professional and personal needs and vulnerabilities ultimately support our ability to provide optimal patient care.  Rising national stress means more opportunities for pharmacist intervention. When your patients are at risk, your expertise and caring are needed. Don’t forget that you have stresses, and the need to take care of yourself is just as great. 

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We connect you with colleagues  
Connecting with a colleague can make a big difference. Hearing that you’re not alone or that colleagues in other workplaces and practice setting are dealing with similar issues can help you manage stress or handle difficult situations. 

Make connections on Twlug’s online networking platform . Not only is it convenient, it’s free to Twlug members.