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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.


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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.


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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.


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Consultation skills for pharmacy practice: An introduction (hospital)


  • Released: 09/2016
  • Study time: 1h:0m

The aim of this workshop is to introduce pharmacy professionals to the Consultation Skills for Pharmacy Practice programme, which supports them in developing the key consultation skills needed to ensure they are confident in communicating clearly and effectively with patients and delivering high-quality patient-centred consultations.

Learning objectives

On completion of all aspects of this learning programme you should be able to:

  • describe the concept of patient-centred practice
  • recognise your professional responsibility to reflect on and develop your consultation skills, by working towards the new practice standards
  • access tools and resources from the Consultation skills for pharmacy practice programme to support you in moving your practice forward.

How to use this programme

You can download the materials you will need to run your event including a facilitator’s guide and any relevant presentations

Learning intended for

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians
  • Pre-registration trainees
  • CPPE registrants