Huddersfield University make their students pledge a pharmacy oath. Here are some alternative pharmacy oaths:
1] @mrdispenser: This pharmacy does not deal with terrorists or people who demand specific generic medicines.
2] @grahamjudas: Thou shalt stop saying ‘it does exactly what it says on the tin’ every time you see the Anoheal cream
3] @mrdispenser: Thou shalt not laugh at people who mispronounce drugs.
4] @andychristo: Thou shalt rejoice when the phrase ‘can you hurray it up, I’ve a taxi waiting’ is uttered
5] @mrdispenser: Thou shall not urinate in the lactulose.
6] @grahamjudas: Thou shalt not laugh at patients with weird names.
7] @mrdispenser: Thou shalt not say ‘google it’ when a patient asks a question.
8] @rikash_p: If you see a customer outside of work avoid eye contact and pretend you did not see them
9] @mrdispenser: Thou shalt not interrupt the counter assistant on a Monday morning when she regales her tales of the weekend.
10] @DonnaMcCormack1: Thou shalt not repeatedly put that patient who always complains’ script to the bottom of the pile.
11] @mrdispenser: Thou shalt not say “And you just killed someone” when a dispenser gives you 31 paracetamol instead of 32.
12] @DonnaMcCormack1: Thou shalt not kill & stuff a pharmacist and keep him in the dispensary to get ’round the responsible pharmacist rules
13] @mrdispenser: Thou shalt not make fun of the area manager because he used to work at KFC.
14] @andychristo: Thou shalt understand expensive brands are much superior to cheaper medicines
15] @mrdispenser: Thou shalt not reply no when someone rings up to ask if you are open.
16] @andychristo: Thou shalt not roll thine eyes when patients mention that they found it on the Internet.
17] @mrdispenser: Thou shalt not tweet about the people you meet or write a book about them.
18] @MikeHewitson1: Thou shalt not supply DIY products when a patient asks for Cuprinol. It would be a stain on the profession
19] @jasonpeett: We offer a free medication interaction advice service for all recent purchases made in Holland & Barrett.
20] @MikeHewitson1: Thou shalt not scream on a Saturday morning when the only item in a 200 line order that you need is missing
21] @rob_a_mitchell: When over hearing patients saying a product is cheaper at B@%#s thou shalt not scream “f@%k off to B@%#s then”
22] @MikeHewitson1: Thou shalt smile every time you hear the words ‘shipping order’, even though you are too young to remember what one is.
23] @rob_a_mitchell: Thou shalt not make up “manufacturing delays” because you forgot to order it.
24] @josh6H: Thou shalt not taste thy methadone.
25] @andychristo: Thou shalt not roll thine eyes at patients who complain they’re not overweight it’s just their metabolism.