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The start of a journey

In her first column as APTUK president, Liz Fidler makes her introductions and discusses her vision for APTUK and her commitment to the profession.

Signing off

In her last column as APTUK president, Tess Fenn highlights new opportunities for pharmacy technicians and announces her successor.

CPPE on... DMIRS gateway page

CPPE is pleased to introduce the latest addition to its suite of gateway pages: the Digital Minor Illness Referral Service.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Change on the horizon

In this second of two articles on the outlook for pharmacy technicians in 2018 and beyond, Tess Fenn considers three significant changes that pharmacy technicians will see in the coming months and years.

Looking ahead

In this first of two articles on the outlook for pharmacy technicians in 2018 and beyond, Tess Fenn considers the focus for APTUK as pharmacy technicians’ professional leadership body.

Changing direction

With the patter of tiny feet on the horizon, Leanne Beverley discusses difficult decisions, the appeal of new challenges and the continued importance of CPD.

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