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Association of Pharmacy Technicians UK (APTUK)
APTUK works to ensure that pharmacy technicians are strongly represented at a strategic, regulatory and policy level.
Buttercups launches new Level 3 Pharmacy Technician Training Programme
To meet these future requirements, Buttercups’ Pre-Registration Pharmacy Technician Programme has been redesigned and rewritten to blend work and study, allowing learners to develop the necessary knowledge, skills and behaviours (KSB) they must demonstrate to meet the new standards.
What Is World Aids Day?
1st December 2018 will mark the 30th anniversary of international World AIDS Day.
World Diabetes Day
Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person's blood sugar level to become too high.
World Antibiotic Awareness Week, 12th - 18th November 2018
Antibiotics are a precious resource and in order to get the best out of them we must use them efficiently and appropriately.
Criteria For Registration As A Pharmacy Technician In Great Britain
The GPhC has recently updated its criteria for registration as a pharmacy technician.
World Blood Donor Day 14th June 2018
Every year, on the 14th June, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day.
Mental Health Awareness Week | 14th - 20th May 2018
National Mental Health Awareness Week starts on 14th May 2018 and is hosted by the charity Mental Health Foundation (MHF). MHF has been hosting Mental Health Awareness Week since 2001 to promote awareness and campaign for good mental health for all.
Coming Soon... The New Pharmacy Apprenticeship Standards
Buttercups Training is an integral part of the Pharmacy Trailblazer Group that is developing the new Standards for the level 2 Pharmacy Services Assistant, and the level 3 Pharmacy Technician apprenticeships.
New Education and Training Standards for Pharmacy Technicians
Following a recent consultation, the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has introduced new education and training standards for pharmacy technicians. The new standards are designed to allow pharmacy technicians to “demonstrate their professionalism and deliver person-centred care from day one of practice”, and align their standards with those of the wider pharmacy team.
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