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Pharmacy Technicians

Pharmacy Technicians are pharmacy professionals who play an integral part in helping patients to make the most of their medicines. Pharmacy Technician roles span all areas of pharmacy practice, from the purchasing, manufacture, preparation, supply and final check of medicines; to supporting medicines use reviews and the administration of medicines.


Community pharmacies losing technicians to hospitals after training

A GPhC survey indicates that many pharmacy technicians leave the sector after training.

19 Mar 2024 , 2 Min Article

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DH launches consultation on allowing pharmacy technicians to use PGDs

Change would offer clear benefits, says DH as it opens consultation

18 Aug 2023 , 1 Min Article

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New training programme for pharmacy technicians

NHS England is offering fully funded training places for up to 840 pharmacy technicians to “broaden” their skills.

17 Aug 2023 , 3 Min Article

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RPS unveils 10-year vision to 'unlock' pharmacy’s potential

A report on the vision sets out how pharmacy professionals can be integrated across healthcare systems

14 Dec 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Pharmacy technicians provide good GP pharmacist support

A study in Scotland evaluated the effectiveness of a pharmacy technician-led GP hub

01 Dec 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Pharmacy bodies discuss disability barriers at Scottish parliament

Meeting looked at ways disabled pharmacists and pharmacy technicians can be better supported

05 Oct 2022 , 1 Min Article

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RPS sets out ambitions to include pharmacy technicians as members

A single body for both professions is needed to foster unity, claims RPS

05 Oct 2022 , 1 Min Article