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Welcome to our page for Pharmacy Professionals!

If you are a pharmacy professional and interested in working in primary care, we believe there will be something of interest for you on this page (if there isn’t please tell us what you’d like to see here).

  • Our calendar of CPD, education and training events pulls together all sessions available to colleagues in Primary Care in Dorset and provides important information about the event and how to book your place.

    Our news page and newsletter will often have updates regarding upcoming events applicable for Pharmacists.

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  • Pharmacists have a lot to offer in general practice and play a valuable role as part of a multi-disciplinary team.  The national steer is to utilise their clinical skills and integrate pharmacists into the NHS through employment in GP practices.

    There are many benefits to appointing a pharmacist to your team including patient satisfaction, improved medicines optimisation, prescribing savings and the release of GP time for more complex patients.

    Our “Guide to recruiting a Pharmacist in primary care” provides more information about the benefits that can and have been achieved along with information and guidance on how to recruit a pharmacist and the support available.

    Click the link below to access the guide on our resources and publications page.

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  • Pharmacy technicians are an emerging role in general practice and play a valuable role as part of a multi-disciplinary team, particularly supporting healthcare professionals to focus on clinical care.  The role complements clinical pharmacists in GP practices, particularly where their responsibilities are advancing in patient facing tasks.

    There are many benefits to appointing a pharmacy technician to your team including patient satisfaction, improved repeat medication work flow, medicines optimisation, prescribing savings and medication safety.

    Our resources provide more information about the benefits that can and have been achieved through recruiting a pharmacy technician in practice and the support available.

    Click the link below to access the guide on our resources and publications page.

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  • An important part of the work we do is to engage with school students and enthuse them about careers in medicine and careers in healthcare. We do this in a number of different ways and often need the support from local pharmacists with activity in the local community.

    To find out more about what we do, how you can get involved and how we can support you, please visit our schools page.

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  • Follow the link below to access useful resources and further information relating to pharmacy professionals.

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