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Pharmacy Technicians

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Roles and contributions

Liz Fidler discusses transferrable skills and whether the profession’s culture shift over the last 20 years has gone far enough.

Dreaming big

Reflecting on the APTUK conference, Liz Fidler shares her thoughts on what the Association has achieved in the last year and what comes next.

APTUK launches role analysis project

Role analysis will be used to identify the needs of pharmacy technicians, in a new project launched by APTUK.

RxTech day returns

Pharmacy Technician Day returns on 15 October 2019 to celebrate the important work that pharmacy technicians every day. 

Breaking: Sandra Gidley elected RPS president

Sandra Gidley was elected president at today’s (Tuesday July 16) meeting of the RPS assembly.

A clear route

Liz Fidler celebrates the development of a new qualification that forges the way for a standardised educational pathway.

CPPE on...What's new in BNF 77?

CPPE is pleased to announce that its latest distance learning programme is now available online.

CPPE on... the population wellbeing portal

CPPE is encouraging pharmacy professionals to access HEE’s new Population Wellbeing Portal.

CPPE on... leadership

CPPE has released the latest cohorts of its ‘Leading for change’ programme for pharmacy professionals looking to improve.

Reflect and plan ahead

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.

Have your say: Pharmacy technician survey from APTUK

APTUK is seeking the views of pharmacy technicians and pre-registration trainees across Great Britain and Northern Ireland 

Survey suggests technicians may not want supervision powers

A survey from the PDA suggests pharmacy technicians do not want greater responsibility for overseeing key tasks in pharmacies

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 stories of the gender gap and gender pay gap rife, Tess Fenn looks at what this means in the context of pharmacy.

PT qualification development underway

Development of a new qualification to meet the recently revised GPhC Initial Education & Training Standards for Pharmacy Technicians is underway and will be utilised from September 2019.

Care home funding for PTs

Plans to fund 60 pharmacy technicians and 180 pharmacists to work in care homes to help reduce over-medication and cut unnecessary hospital stays have been announced by NHS England.

Your guide to... revalidation

For pharmacy technicians who remember the days of getting CPPE certificates, it may feel like CPD has just been introduced. But a new era has begun: it’s the age of revalidation.

Rule out techs supervising POM supply, says NPA

The NPA is calling on the Government to rule out proposals that would allow pharmacy technicians to supervise the supply of prescription-only medicines.

Pharmacy technician development in Scotland

General practice pharmacy technicians in Scotland are set to benefit from a new educational foundation framework, believed to be the first of its kind in the UK.

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