NHS priorities

Whether it’s to prepare for the next Quality Payments Scheme deadline, or to increase your confidence in helping people with a learning disability, this section provides topic-specific pages that link to current NHS priorities. This section will support you in keeping your knowledge and skills up to date in order to provide high-quality pharmacy services and be service-ready.

Clinical pharmacy

Our clinical portfolio is expanding on a frequent basis, helping you to advance your knowledge and skills and deliver medicines optimisation in practice for all sectors of pharmacy. From two new focal points a year to our small group learning for hospital pharmacists – Optimise – this section focuses on clinical pharmacy, diseases and therapeutics.

Public health

The public health agenda is embedded in pharmacy, yet topics such as emergency contraception or stop smoking support are as prevalent as ever. As well as our public health workshops, use this section to access a wide range of resources to assure and maintain your competence, all underpinned by the Declaration of Competence system.

Foundation years pharmacists

As you start out as a pharmacy professional, our learning programmes can equip you with the skills needed to offer new services in the community, or to extend your clinical knowledge within secondary care settings. We have a variety of resources that will help you develop a range of knowledge, skills and behaviours linked to the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) Foundation practice framework. Click on CPPE programmes above to find out about further relevant learning materials or you can explore our new Foundation pharmacist training pathway by clicking on the button above.