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a dispensary shelves imageJanuary 25 2018

A new research project looking at dispensing roles will be seeking input from community pharmacy technicians in Wales. 

Commissioned by the Welsh Centre for Pharmacy Professional Education, the project is intended to “gain a better understanding of community pharmacy technician roles in Wales, including enablers and barriers,” said the Association of Pharmacy Technicians (APTUK).

It is asking pharmacy technicians to complete the survey which will be sent out to all pharmacy technicians in Wales using registration details on the General Pharmaceutical Council’s database at the end of January. The survey will run until March 30.

APTUK said the research has been identified as a priority by the Chief Pharmaceutical Officer for Wales. “The data will be used to inform WCPPE programme development specifically for community pharmacy technicians.”

Rebecca Chamberlain, Education Officer at WCPPE, commented: “We would like to encourage all community pharmacy technicians in Wales to respond, to ensure that the results are an accurate representation of roles across Wales. This is an important project which has the potential to inform future development of the pharmacy technician profession within Wales.”

Links:
APTUK announcement
WCPPE            

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