We are currently building our bank of resources for Clinical Pharmacists and Pharmacy in Primary Care. Browse the resources below.

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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 Tuesday meetings from 2pm–3pm. Topics include Mental Health Anxiety, Structured Medication Reviews, Menopause & HRT, Medical Appliances Stoma and Wound Care, Atrial Fibrillation.

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Summer Pharmacy Student Placements (SPSP)

In recognition of the increased pressure on practices and the need to attract a new talent pipeline of Practice Pharmacists, C&P Primary Care Training Hub are piloting a project to offer a 6 week summer placement to 2nd & 3rd year Pharmacy Students.

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HEE Pharmacy Careers Website

A UK wide resource for careers in Pharmacy including careers map, development pathways, case studies and resources for those interested in a career in Pharmacy.

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Pharmacy Careers

Practice-based pharmacists work as part of the general practice team to resolve day-today medicine issues and consult with and treat patients directly. You can browse information on careers in Primary Care Pharmacy on our careers page.

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First Contact and Advanced Practitioners (FCP & AP) in Primary Care

Information, Roadmaps to Practice for First Contact and Advanced Practitioners and Supported ePortfolio Route.

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Practice Medicines Co-ordinators (PMC) e-Learning Course

This CPD certified practice medicines co-ordinators (PMC) e-learning course from PrescQIPP is designed for non-clinical staff in GP practices that manage the repeat prescribing process.

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NHS Workforce Expansion - Clinical Pharmacists in General Practice

Clinical pharmacists are increasingly working as part of general practice teams. They are highly qualified experts in medicines and can help people in a range of ways. This includes carrying out structured medication reviews for patients with ongoing health problems and improving patient safety, outcomes and value through a person-centred approach. Find out more on the NHS website.

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Primary Care Pharmacy Education Pathway

The Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) developed the Primary Care Pharmacy Education Pathway (PCPEP) to align the education requirements of the pharmacists and pharmacy technicians with the NHS Long Term Plan and the primary care Network Contract Directed Enhanced Service. CPPE also run regular information webinars for employers, clinical supervisors and interested parties, outlining the PCPEP pathway. Visit their website for more information.

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Guide to Employing a Pharmacist

Having a pharmacist in GP practices means GPs can focus their skills where they are most needed. The PCPA guide to employing a Pharmacist in Primary Care includes a summary of what pharmacists can do, advice on the different methods of recruitment and sample job adverts and job descriptions.

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BMA on Employing Clinical Pharmacists in General Practice

The BMA website publishes useful information for GPs on the functions and benefits of employing a Pharmacist in your GP practice.

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Standards for initial education and training of pharmacists

On 12 November, the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) met and agreed the overall direction of the review of the standards for initial education and training of pharmacists. You can read more on the GPhC website.

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