How we recruit pre-registration pharmacists into training should be consistent with other health care professionals across the NHS, and should ensure that they possess the values required to work within the NHS.Read More
Pharmacy education and training
As outlined in the Five Year Forward View, the NHS should make more appropriate use pharmacists’ skills, helping patients get the right care, at the right time, in the right place.
Our work aims to deliver more a responsive pharmacy workforce, equipped with the skills to deliver a clinical service across all care settings, adapt to new ways of working.
To achieve this we are working to enhance the current pre-registration pharmacist training, creating an education system which is sustainable to meet future patient needs, and, with NHS England, develop pharmacists’ clinical assessment and decision making skills, and their consultation skills.
There are several strands to this work:
You can view useful documents associated with this programme below.