Association of Pharmacy
Technicians UK (APTUK)
The Professional Leadership Body for Pharmacy Technicians

Annual Awards

Call for Posters - Share best practice, recognise achievement and celebrate innovative pharmacy technician roles contributing to excellent patient centred care! 

APTUK Katherine Miles Poster Award sponsored by  

The poster award recognises the diverse practice of Pharmacy Technicians by sharing best practice, innovation, research and education and development and is a platform for showcasing projects and achievements.   

Submit your abstract here.

 

Timeline for Poster Awards

Abstract submission open NOW
Abstract submission closes 24th May 2019
Notification of Abstract shortlist 1st July 2019
Poster PDF’s submitted 31st July 2019
Posters presented at APTUK Conference 13th and 14th September 2019
Awards Dinner at APTUK Conference 13th September 2019

 

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APTUK 2019 Annual Conference Awards

The APTUK Annual Conference awards celebrate and acknowledge successful individuals, teams and projects within the pharmacy technician profession. With the support of our sponsors we are delighted to be able to recognise all sectors of pharmacy practice and individual excellence through these awards. Prizes include an educational bursary towards attendance at APTUK Annual Conference and Exhibition 2020.   

Pharmacy Technician of the Year Award sponsored by 

The Pharmacy Technician of the Year Award acknowledges an outstanding Pharmacy Technician who has shown a significant contribution over the past 12 months and symbolises the best of their profession; gone above and beyond their day to day duties and deserves wider recognition.

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To make a nomination please click here

 

Pre-Registration Pharmacy Technician of the Year Award sponsored by 

The Pre-registration Trainee Pharmacy Technician of the Year Award will be made to a trainee who, in the opinion of the judges, demonstrates outstanding effort and commitment

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To make a nomination please click here

 

Excellence in Leadership Award sponsored by 

The judging panel are looking for an outstanding pharmacy Technician, from any pharmacy sector in the UK who has demonstrated exceptional professional leadership.

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To make a nomination please click here

 

APTUK Branch of the Year sponsored by 

The Branch of the Year Award acknowledges the ongoing dedication, enthusiasm and commitment of Pharmacy Technicians members running local branches voluntarily in their community.

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New for 2019

Excellence in Pharmacy Practice sponsored by 

The Excellence in Pharmacy Practice award recognises an outstanding Pharmacy Technician, team or project that has made a significant contribution to pharmacy practice in any pharmacy sector in the UK. 

This could be:

  • a development of a new service, innovation or a research project
  • improving a service, working practices or utilising new technologies to enhance patient care
  • a multidisciplinary approach to delivering a pharmacy services/care to patients

For further information please click here

To make a nomination please click here

 

New for 2019

Excellence in Pharmacy Education and Development Award sponsored by 

The Excellence in Pharmacy Education and Development award recognises an outstanding Pharmacy Technician, team or project that has made a significant contribution to education, training and development of pharmacy technicians or pharmacy teams in the UK.

Further information and nomination forms will be available in April

For further information please click here

To make a nomination please click here

 

Timeline

Applications open April 2019
Applications close 24th May 2019
Judging June 2019
Announcement of shortlists July 2019
The Awards Dinner at APTUK Conference 13th September 2019

 

APTUK 2019 Annual Conference Honorary and Fellow Member

Honorary Membership

An honorary membership category, ratified by members, was introduced in June 2011, to enable APTUK to acknowledge exceptional service, given either to the Association or to The Pharmacy Technician profession generally, by a person who is not eligible to be a member of APTUK.

The honorary member is a distinctive membership bestowed in recognition of the efforts of the nominee who has made a profound difference by either:

  • championing and upholding the professional role of pharmacy technicians
  • publically supporting the continuing development of pharmacy technicians
  • advancing the roles, knowledge, skills and behaviours of pharmacy technicians
  • working consistently hard on behalf of pharmacy technicians

 

The awardee will be entitled to lifetime membership of APTUK, however they will not be entitled to any voting rights. Only one honorary membership will be awarded each year.

Nominations may be received from any full member or fellow of APTUK.

To make a nomination please click here

 

Fellow Membership 

Fellow membership is the highest level of APTUK membership and recognises developed expertise and sustained professionalism. Being awarded a fellowship is the highest honour that can be bestowed upon a member.  

The membership category of Fellow is achieved through peer nomination. To be eligible to be nominated members of the Association must demonstrate upholding the values of the Association of Pharmacy Technicians UK (APTUK) demonstrating loyalty to APTUK and the Pharmacy Technician profession and be well respected by their peers and colleagues.  

A Fellowship is awarded in recognition of exceptional professional performance or outstanding service contribution to the Pharmacy Technicians profession or to the Association, on either a local or a national level.  As APTUK is a professional leadership body, it is important that the Fellows of the Association can demonstrate exemplary leadership capabilities. 

Nominations may be received from any full member or fellow of APTUK and must be seconded by another full member or fellow of APTUK. Following receipt of the application it will be considered by a judging panel, consisting of members of the Board of Directors and a nominated Fellow. 

To make a nomination please click here

 

Honorary and Fellowship Timeline

Nominations open April 2019
Nominations close 24th May 2019
Judging June 2019
Announcement of the winners 13th September 2019 (at the Awards Dinner at APTUK Conference)

                                                 

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