Practice

Reflect and plan ahead

As 2019 kicks off, Tess Fenn looks back at APTUK’s successes in 2018 and considers her own personal New Year’s resolution and what the future holds.

CPPE on... Training

Funded training is now available across England for an online accuracy checking pharmacy technician programme and registration is now open, says CPPE.

What makes a good leader?

As APTUK’s presidential election process gets underway, Tess Fenn considers the qualities and skills that make a good leader.

A pharmacy stalwart

Almost 30 years into her career at Hughes Pharmacy, Cora Quigley is heavily involved in community life, delivering more than just the average prescription when required.

Supervision survey

As APTUK launches a survey on supervision, Tess Fenn explains why it’s important to get involved and have your say.

Reflections on… revalidation part 6

In the latest of our series, Asha Fowells charts her experience of the revalidation process and submitting the revalidation record.

A stop smoking star

Accuracy checking technician Oonagh Mitchell has taken her expertise as a stop smoking advisor to the next level.

Advancing the profession

As APTUK sets out their strategy for the next three years, Tess Fenn talks leadership, professionalism and future developments.

Reflections on… revalidation part 5

In the latest of our series, Asha Fowells charts her experience of the revalidation process and unplanned CPD entries.

Qualification consultation

With the consultation on the pharmacy technician qualification now closed, Tess Fenn discusses APTUK’s response.

Taking training to the next level

By running health awareness campaigns off the back of the training modules she undertakes, Louise White can support her community’s health to the best of her ability.

A flair for retail

Simone Thyer admits that taking up a job in community pharmacy was pretty much a stab in the dark after she left school. Luckily, it was a risk that paid off.

Reflections on… revalidation: part 4

In the latest of our series, Asha Fowells charts her experience of the revalidation process and planned CPD entries.

Reflections on… revalidation part 3

In the third in our series, Asha Fowells charts her experience of the revalidation process and the support available.

A technician of many talents

Hannah Rewcastle is a woman of many talents, with search and rescue volunteer and police cadet leader on her CV alongside her work in pharmacy.

Reflections on… revalidation: part 2

In the second of our series, Asha Fowells charts her experience of the revalidation process and registering on the GPhC's new system.

Reflections on… revalidation: part 1

In the first of our new series, Asha Fowells muses on the journey to revalidation.

Helping others succeed

Myra Battle is making the most of her success in community pharmacy and using her experience to help others achieve new heights.

Understanding dispensing error legislation

With dispensing error legislation finally written into law, Tess Fenn looks at what this means for pharmacy technicians.

Focus on gender

With the media currently dominated by stories of the gender gap and gender pay gap, Tess Fenn looks at what this means in the context of pharmacy and pharmacy technicians.

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