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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Medicines reconciliation

Released: 01/01/2017
Reviewed: N/A

Background learning

This programme consists of a combination of interactive, online and small group learning activities. Click through the screens to complete the programme.

The Medicines reconciliation Optimise programme assumes you have some prior knowledge of the topic area. You may wish to complete the Medicines reconciliation e-learning programme below to revise your knowledge before you start the Optimise programme.

Once you have completed the programme, or if you want to skip this section, click Next to continue.

Study time 1h:30m

CPPE programme developer
Andrew Taylor, learning development pharmacist

CPPE reviewers
Jane Brown, deputy lead, General practice pharmacist training pathway
Layla Fattah, senior pharmacist, learning development

External reviewers
Ros Castle, senior medicines management pharmacy technician, University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Gareth Nickless, lead clinical liaison tutor for postgraduate certificate/diploma in clinical pharmacy, Liverpool John Moores University
Sarah Rafferty, lead pharmacist EPMA, Mersey Care NHS Trust

Terri Lucas, editor, CPPE

Piloted by:
Andrew Taylor, learning development pharmacist, CPPE

Brand names and trademarks
CPPE acknowledges the following brand names and registered trademarks mentioned throughout this programme: Beconase®, Movicol®.