Technical Services Branch


Technical Services Branch

 Welcome to the Technical Services Branch

Technical Services Branch welcomes pharmacy technicians from all sectors to join our meetings and events. We provide  opportunities to meet other APTUK members working in technical settings, nationally, to build professional relationships and enhance professional development together.

Most meetings, events and webinars are mostly delivered virtually via Teams or Zoom. We would love for you to come along to our meetings to share your experiences, expertise, and knowledge in an open, friendly, welcoming space. We also hold social events, to support wellbeing and networking.

All details of how to register to attend a meeting are here on this page, alongside all meeting dates and details of events speakers and webinars being hosted by the Branch here on this page and also how to register for a place. Any recorded meetings will be available after the Branch event and accessible on the Branch Recorded Sessions Page.

Please sign up to the Technical Services Branches email distribution list by contacting . You will then receive email correspondence on upcoming events being held for this Branch. You can also follow the branch on social media via the APTUK account on:

If you would like further information, or would like to get involved with the North West Branch committee, or if you would like to suggest an education topic that would be useful for your role please email us at

Technical Services APTUK Branch

The Technical Services Branch will aim to have a meeting every second Wednesday of the quater, but will be dependent on speaker availability.

Event Title Speaker/s Event Times


The Technical Services Workforce in the NHS: Recruitment and Retention challenges"
Summary- As Technical services struggles with its challenges to recruit and retain skilled and experienced workforce, we need to start thinking about innovation and different models of working , embrace change and share best practices. Join us to here Sheetal's thoughts on how we can approach these challenges.

Sheetal Jogia, London Pharmacy Aseptics Workforce Transformation Project Lead


15th May 2024

Gravimetry in aseptics David Hatrapal (The London Clinic) and colleagues from BD. 7pm - 9pm TBC - 2024
Monoclonal Antibodies - Handling & safety Ross Curwen 7pm - 8pm 21st August 2024


TBC 7pm - 9pm 13th November 2024

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