NHS priorities

Whether it’s to prepare for the next Pharmacy Quality 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.

Using CPPE to support your learning

We have introduced six pathways to help you in your journey as a pharmacy professional:

  1. Developing your career
  2. Providing NHS and public health pharmacy services
  3. Enhancing your leadership, business skills and personal development
  4. Focusing on clinical and pharmacy therapeutics
  5. Supporting pharmacy educators and trainers
  6. Supporting you


From our website home page you can navigate through the different pathways to support you in your development. Use the 'explore' button to see what is on offer. You can also use the website search function to find specific topics. Our learning gateways are a great way to access information, workshops and link to further resources.

As well as distance learning, online and face-to-face events, we offer online assessments and a monthly e-challenge quiz.