in My Pocket
When I was at University (more precise in 2005) I had a dream of being a modern pharmacist. In this era where everyone is confronted with digital information overload someone needs to be able to interpret and extract the right information and give an educated view over it. Throughout my studies I have gained the knowledge and the skill to decipher and more accurately interpret the information.
B.Pharm, M.Sc. Pharmacology
Hi, I am a pharmacist that has completed my studies in 2007. I have many interests in the field of pharmacy, but most of all pharmacology. I have also had the greatest opportunities in post-graduate studies in which I ventured deeper into neuropharmacology and pharmacogenetics.
By Riaan Reay | October 30, 2020 I have been thinking for a while, well face it, during the lockdown period due to the COVID pandemic, I suppose we all have done some sort of thinking. The thought of being healthy, the absence of disease, has now appealed to me in a...
Hobby searching during COVID-19
By Riaan Reay | May 1, 2020 It was the 14th of March 2020, when I originally wanted to publish this article but due to personal issues, I have not published it until now. The reason for this, that I believed that the coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) would have been...
Selective service providers – where is my choice as a paying member?
By Riaan Reay | February 24, 2020 Well, we have almost completed the first two months of this year and no news from the pharmacist in my pocket. Today I would like to address another issue that has been a sore point for me. It is the ease of access to...
MedXpress from Discovery
By Riaan Reay | December 18, 2019 MedXpress from Discovery When you hear the term MedXpress, it refers to three concepts. One MedXpress is only for Discovery members on certain options (for 2020 all options besides the executive and comprehensive options). Two,...
Choosing or Moving Medical Aids – Medical Terminology
By Riaan Reay | November 20, 2019 Medical Terminology: Chronic, Acute and Formulary medicines, network hospitals and hospital plans Let me start by saying that most people make impulsive decisions when it comes to their physical health. When faced with an emergency...
Choosing or Moving Medical Aids – One of the Scariest Choices for 2020…
By Riaan Reay | November 13, 2019 Let me start by saying that in these financially challenging times one of the scariest choices is to choose your medical aid option for next year. Let me start my first ever blog with a story, and in this story, I hope that one of...
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