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


BOPA Free resources

Let’s Communicate Cancer is free and easily accessible e-learning where you  can learn about cancer from basics to detail. It is presented as bite-sized  videos, animation, quizzes and slide shows. The e-learning will give you  confidence and knowledge to help your cancer patients – from early diagnosis  through treatment.

Virtual Promotional Meeting

You are invited to attend a virtual promotional meeting organised and funded by Pfizer Ltd which may include reference to Pfizer medicines relevant to the agenda topics. This meeting is available to join via WebEx.‘Resilience, Innovation and Recovery: The challenges and opportunities for hospital medicines supply in the NHS new normal’ on 22nd April 2021 at 18:30

Case for Change

APTUK are sharing this paper as it continues to support the need for pharmacy technicians to be listed as healthcare professional able to administer and supply medicines and medicinal products on the PGD list.

APTUK Response to the COVID-19 pandemic 

One year on, APTUK summarise their work on behalf of the pharmacy technician profession in response to the COVID-19 pandemic 


#pharmacy24 is back - Wednesday 7th April 2021 

Joint National Plan

Wednesday 10th March 2021 sees the launch of the Joint National Plan for Inclusive Pharmacy Practice co-produced by APTUK, RPS and NHSE&I.   The plan sets out immediate and minimum actions for pharmacy professional leaders at all levels. 

Confidential coaching support available to primary care individuals and leader

NHS England and NHS Improvement are offering those who work in primary care settings free and confidential coaching to build the wellbeing, resilience and positive team culture of the workforce during these challenging times.

Post Nominal

Membership Post Nominal's

Claiming back tax on your professional fees

Claiming Tax Back on APTUK membership fees

RoE 2021 open for entries

It’s January and at TM HQ that means one thing: the Recognition of Excellence Awards are back!

PTPT Support Message

Pre-Registered Pharmacy Technician, The Association of Pharmacy Technicians (APTUK) would like to thank you all for your commitment to our fantastic profession during a pandemic. 

SPS Covid-19 Vaccines Home Page

SPS Covid-19 Vaccines Home Page 

Indemnity Arrangements for the COVID 19 Vaccination

A Joint letter from NHS England and NHS Improvement, the Department of Health and Social Care, and NHS Resolution has been published outlining the indemnity arrangements for the Covid-19 vaccination programme

Pharmacy Technicians and the COVID 19 Vaccination Programme

Updated position statement published 23.12.2020

Patient Group Direction for COVID-19 mRNA vaccine BNT162b2 (Pfizer/BioNTech)

The Nationally authorised Patient Group Direction (PGD) for the COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine BNT162b2 came into effect from 14th December 2020 and National Protocol from 18th December 2020. 

EU Exit – medicines supply continuity

EU Exit – medicines supply continuity

COVID-19 vaccination programme- key information from the GPhC

COVID-19 vaccination programme- key information from the GPhC for pharmacy professionals, patients and the general public 

Covid-19 Vaccination. Governance

COVID-19 vaccination: Governance, handling and preparation of vaccines in Hospital Hubs and Vaccination Centres

APTUK President Liz Fidler responds to Open Letter from CPhO Keith Ridge

APTUK President, Liz Fidler has responded to the open letter to Pharmacy Technicians received from Dr Keith Ridge, Chief Pharmaceutical Officer for England, on Pharmacy Technician Day

Inclusive Pharmacy Professional Practice

Inclusive Pharmacy Professional Practice
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