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

Annual Awards

Award Winners 2018   

Katherine Miles Poster Award 

  • 1st prize Vimala Gajendran - Central and North West London Foundation Trust - Role of Integrated Care Pharmacy Technician in Community Independence

  • 2nd prize Linda Robinson - Northern Health and Social Care Trust - Does Expanding the Role of the Critical Care Pharmacy Technician Impact on Patient Care?

  • 3rd prize Jayne Black - Western Health and Social Care Trust - Development of Pharmacy Technician Pocket Medicines Reference Cards

 APTUK Awards sponsored by AAH  

Pre-Registration Trainee Pharmacy Technician of the Year 2018

  • 1st Place - Laurence Miller, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
  • 2nd Place - Natasha Cariello, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board 
  • 3rd Place - Owen Saunders East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Service Transformation and Integration 

  • 1st Place - Lisa Miles, Alethea Murley Julie Christie, Kent Community Health Foundation (Reducing the Need for medicines administration by commmunity nurses)
  • 2nd Place - Pharmacy Technician Team,  Univertiy Hospital Crosshouse and University Hospiyal Ayr (Combined Assessment Unit)
  • 3rd Place - Aileen Begley Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow  (Improved Governance of Medical Gases across four hospital sites and GP surgeries)

Patient Safety 

  • 1st Place - Jane Astley (Physical Health Checks by Pharmacy Technicians) Lancashire Care Foundation Trust


  • 1st Place - Suzi HawthornLead Technician, Education & Training, and PTPT EPD Medway NHS Foundation Trust

  • 2nd Place - Pat Hayes, Dispensary Manager Evelina London Children’s Hospital

  • 3rd Place -  Alison Hemsworth National Assistant Head of Primary Care Policy  NHS England

Outstanding Contribution 

  • 1st Place - Caroline Boyle, Professional and Regulatory Standards Business Partner Well Pharmacy
  • 2nd Place - Kay Morgan, Lead Specialist Pharmacy Technician (Education and Training), NHS Grampian
  • 3rd Place - Salmia Khan  GP Practice Pharmacy Technician Healtcot Medical Practice 

Branch of the Year 

  • 1st Place - Aberdeen
  • 2nd Place - Warrington

Pharmacy Technician Award for Digital Innovation

  • 1st Place -  Jeetender Dhap - #Pharmacyhour

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