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Leadership for pharmacy professionals - Leading with courage and care


  • Released: 11/2016
  • Study time: 4h:0m
  • Standard price: £120.00
  • NHS HEE funded price: £0.00

These events are only for pharmacy professionals registered on the 12-month leadership course.

Robert Francis QC's report into failings at the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust told a story of appalling suffering of many patients, within a culture of secrecy and defensiveness. The Francis Inquiry focused on one organisation, but it highlighted a whole system failure across the NHS. Issues, such as the culture of care and the vital importance of listening to and being open with patients, their families and advocates, apply across the whole health and care system and are relevant to all healthcare professionals. In essence, what is needed is caring and courageous leadership. This means a patient-centred culture and the need to embed and demonstrate core values, attitudes and behavioural indicators of professionalism.

Learning objectives

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

  • list the 6Cs and discuss how you demonstrate these at work
  • describe your responsibilities in relation to the statutory duty of candour
  • discuss how leadership and culture within your organisation or department impact on candour, openness and transparency
  • discuss the barriers to speaking up and raising concerns.

How to use this programme

When you book onto this workshop you will be able to access the resources that you need to complete your learning. If there is a pre-workshop book associated with your workshop, then this will be sent to you in the post and you will also be able to download it in PDF form.

At the workshop your facilitator will provide any materials for you to refer to and complete during the event.

Learning intended for

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians
  • Pre-registration trainees