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.

CPPE Optimise programmes

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Introduction

If you work in a clinical setting you can complete our CPPE Optimise programmes with your colleagues. This learning format provides you with clinically focused learning from experts across the country to help you optimise your patients’ treatment in different topic areas.

To ensure that our portfolio remains fresh and innovative, most of our Optimise programmes will be withdrawn from use 12 months after their release.

Select a topic to begin.

Atrial fibrillation - Focus on non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants
Biochemistry - focus on acute kidney injury
Cardiology - Focus on triple therapy in practice
LAST CHANCECOPD - Focus on combined bronchodilators
Medicines reconciliation

Withdrawn programmes

You can access the withdrawn programmes on the links below. Some of the guides and additional resources have been removed as they may now be out of date. You can still provide feedback and complete the badge.

WITHDRAWN Asthma - focus on optimising inhaled medicines

Suggest a topic

Please let us know what Optimise topics you would like CPPE to consider introducing or bringing back.