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New learning approaches for pharmacy technicians

The Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) has developed some new learning approaches for pharmacy technicians. Firstly, they have launched Pharmacy technician impact groups, which are small group sessions for those who would like to develop their skills and confidence further. Employer’s support is essential for attendance at the learning sets and for workplace development....

By |April 13th, 2022|Lexpos News|Comments Off on New learning approaches for pharmacy technicians

Patient safety culture survey results published

The Community Pharmacy Patient Safety Group has published the results of their safety culture survey undertaken in Autumn 2021. Community pharmacy teams were invited to complete a short anonymous survey on the culture of safety reporting within the sector. The survey was designed to gather information on frontline teams’ perspectives of the culture around safety...

By |April 11th, 2022|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Patient safety culture survey results published

Help improve access to pharmacy education and training

As part of the major review and reform of pharmacy education and training, Health Education England (HEE) is working to improve access and is initially running an engagement exercise to determine how best to continue to shape professional education. HEE has commissioned Verve Communications to hold digital workshops and interviews to discuss experiences of pharmacy...

By |April 6th, 2022|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Help improve access to pharmacy education and training

PQS: Anticoagulant audit data

The NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) has published a spreadsheet showing which community pharmacy contractors have currently submitted their anticoagulant data as part of the requirements of the Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS) 2021/22. As part of the Medicines safety and optimisation domain of the PQS, contractors are required to have submitted their anticoagulant audit data...

By |March 30th, 2022|Lexpos News|Comments Off on PQS: Anticoagulant audit data

Services: 31st March and 5th April deadlines

Community pharmacy contractors are reminded that a number of services and Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS) deadlines are approaching; this news story provides a summary of these deadlines. 31st March 2022 Deadline/end of service Further information Work to meet the majority* of the PQS 2021/22 Domains needs to be completed View information on the deadline extension...

By |March 30th, 2022|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Services: 31st March and 5th April deadlines