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Training offers for Pharmacy Technicians

Our training has been developed to support the development of a person-centred pharmacy technician workforce, ready to work across a range of healthcare settings.

Funded training is available for pharmacy technicians, to help them provide high quality, patient-focused medicines optimisation across all sectors, in line with the NHS Long Term Plan.

This new training offer aims to support those involved in educational supervision roles, to ensure they are trained, competent and confident to provide support and developmental aid to the community pharmacy workforce.

Learner supervision is needed across the pharmacy professions, and this training offer will be available for both pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, to support supervision to pharmacy professionals who work in a community pharmacy setting in England.

The training will be delivered flexibly to accommodate work schedules and will allow learners to develop their skills and knowledge around delivering educational supervision whilst keeping patient safety and person-centred care at the forefront.

The offer will be available to registered pharmacy professionals or independent prescribers, and is intended to support Educational Supervisors, Designated Supervisors and Designated Prescribing Practitioners.

To find out more and apply, visit the ProPharmace website.

This new training offer will support pharmacy technicians to develop the knowledge and clinical skills required to deliver highly effective clinical services in community pharmacy. This training will enable pharmacy technicians to support clinical service expansion and increase patient access to clinical services.

The training will be available as several modules and is intended to be flexible in its design, to accommodate the working patterns of pharmacy technicians in community pharmacy.

To find out more and apply, visit the CPPE website

The Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) are working on behalf on HEE to deliver training to pharmacy professionals working in primary care as part of the primary care Network Contract Directed Enhanced Service (DES).

The CPPE Primary care pharmacy education pathway aligns the education requirements of the pharmacists and pharmacy technicians with the NHS Long Term Plan and the primary care Network Contract Directed Enhanced Service.

The pathway is designed to equip pharmacists and pharmacy technicians with the necessary knowledge, skills and experience to work in various patient-facing roles in primary care networks as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians will be able to access a range of different study methods to suit different learning styles, a continuous assessment process and support from supervisors and peers.

The pathway is 15-months for pharmacy technicians. To find out more visit the CPPE webpages.