Established Clinical Pharmacists

Established clinical pharmacists are independent prescribers who, have completed primary care educational pathway, are working autonomously within their scope of practice. They are capable of not only demonstrating clinical knowledge but also very good understanding of roles and responsibilities of wider multidisciplinary team within primary care, allowing them to work closely with them to achieve optimal patient care and thus improving patient’s access to care.

Upcoming Learning Events

You can find upcoming learning events in our Training Calendar. Filter the ‘Profession’ box for your role.

Career Development

Established clinical Pharmacists would have opportunity to develop themselves in to advanced practice pharmacist (APP) who are autonomous clinicians, often highly qualified with lengthy experience in their specialist area of interest. The exact nature of the APP’s field of advanced practice is based on their postgraduate education and training, specialist area of interest, prescribing competency and previous pharmacy experience.

This means that within the cohort of APPs, there is a wide and varying skill set, and this is something that can be of great benefit in a primary care setting where a unique fit can be utilised based on practice needs and pharmacist skills.

Currently, clinical pharmacists have the following routes to become APP:

It is important to note that there is a difference in the role of advance practitioner and advanced clinical pharmacist. For further information please click here.

If you require further information on advance practice or have any funding queries then please let us know via the ‘contact us’ tab above or email

Professional Clinical Network Pharmacy Forums

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough ICS in conjunction with the Training Hub would like to invite you to join us at our monthly meetings from 1pm–2pm. This will provide great networking opportunity to meet your peers and each meeting includes a relevant clinical topic allowing you to reflect on your practice and helping towards continuing professional development.

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Pharmacist Training Pathway and CPD

If you are a newly qualified pharmacist or a pharmacist looking to develop skills, changing scope, or stepping up in your role, you can access crucial early career training and CPD accredited modules provided by the University of East Anglia (UEA) and funded by Health Education England (HEE) by March 2023.

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