In this programme, you will learn what is meant by health inequalities and how it affects people. You will identify the needs of your local population to provide a tailored service that meets their needs. You will also learn how to work with the multiprofessional team to manage and prevent long-term conditions while reducing health inequalities.
Are you completing this programme as part of the requirements for the Pharmacy Quality Scheme 2021/2022? If so, you can find more information on the steps you need to take to work towards meeting the training requirements for the gateway criteria, as well as the quality criteria within the different domains, on our Pharmacy Quality Scheme page.
On completion of all aspects of this learning programme you should be able to:
- describe what is meant by health inequalities and how health inequalities can affect individuals
- explain pharmacy teams’ unique role in addressing health inequalities by delivering health promotion, prevention and improvement interventions to prevent and support the management of long-term health conditions in the community
- recognise how pharmacy can work with other local organisations and members of the local community in order to enable better access to healthcare services
- use the knowledge that you have gained about the needs of your local population in order to provide a more tailored and individualised service
- apply what you have learnt to deliver personalised care to those who access your services, recognising the both the positive and negative impacts that these interactions may have on each person.
How to use this programme
You can access this e-learning programme using a web browser on any device. You will need to be connected to the internet while you work through it.
Learning intended for
- Pharmacy technicians
- Trainee pharmacists
- CPPE registrants