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Analysing the roles of pharmacy technicians in their early careers

A new project to analyse the roles of pharmacy technicians in the early years of their careers!

New Pharmacy Minister Appointed

Jo Churchill, MP for Bury St Edmunds, appointed as new minister for pharmacy!

Pharmacy Contract Statement

 The Department of Health and Social Care publish The Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework for 2019/20 to 2023/24!

Joint Statement from GPhC - Supporting Reflective Practice

A joint statement from GPhC and eight other healthcare regulators has been published on the importance and benefits of being a reflective practitioner.

Guidance for LPCs - PCNs

NHSE&I has published Guidance for Local Pharmaceutical Committees (LPCs) – How to help contractors get involved with Primary Care Networks!

Level 3 Diploma: Principles and Practice for Pharmacy Technicians

Liz Fidler, President of the APTUK, responds to news of the GPhC registrar’s decision to recognise the new national qualification, the Level 3 Diploma: Principles and Practice for Pharmacy Technicians.

NHSE&I Publish NHS Interim People Plan

On Monday, NHSE&I published their Interim People Plan.

Pharmacy Magazine Interview with Duncan Rudkin, GPhC

Richard Thomas of Pharmacy Magazine recently interviewed Duncan Rudkin regarding current topics such as GPhC fees and the recent consultation on pharmacist education.

Pharmacy Magazine Interview with Duncan Rudkin, GPhC

Richard Thomas of Pharmacy Magazine recently interviewed Duncan Rudkin about current topics such as fees and the recent consultation on pharmacist education that grabbed the headlines.

NHSE and NHSI Pharmacy and PCN Webinars

NHS England and NHS Improvement is continuing to support the development of PCNs.

Updated Guidance for Pharmacy Owners Providing Services Online

GPhC publish updated guidance for pharmacy owners providing pharmacy services at a distance, including on the internet. 

Showcase Event 2019 Presentations

The APTUK Showcase took place on Saturday 6th April 2019 at the GPhC, London!

Boots UK Reimburse 50% of APTUK Membership Fee

Boots UK to reimburse 50% of APTUK Membership Fee!

New Pharmacy Technician Diploma

New Pharmacy Technician Level 3 Diploma submitted to GPhC!

Re-balancing Medicines Legislation and Pharmacy Regulation Programme Board (RPB) Partner’s Forum update

The RPB Partner’s Forum was held on the 6th February 2019 to provide an update to pharmacy partners following the recent public consultation on the: draft Pharmacy (Preparation and Dispensing Errors –Hospital and Other Pharmacy Services) Order 2018 draft Pharmacy (Responsible Pharmacists, Superintendent Pharmacists etc.) Order 2018.

Learning from Gosport

Pharmacy bodies join together to support pharmacy sector to learn from failures of care at Gosport.

APTUK Presidency Handover 09.02.2019

On Saturday 9th February 2019, at the APTUK Professional Committee, Tess Fenn formally handed over the Presidency of APTUK to Liz Fidler.

Polypharmacy: Getting Our Medicines Right

New guidance Published by RPS -  Polypharmacy: getting our medicines right!

NHS England - Help Us Help You

On 4th February, NHS England is launching their ‘Help Us Help You’ campaign!

NHS England - Help Us Help You

NHS England launch Help us Help You campaign on 4th February 2018!
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