APTUK works to ensure that pharmacy technicians are strongly represented at a strategic, regulatory and policy level.
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.
1st December 2018 will mark the 30th anniversary of international World AIDS Day.
Antibiotics are a precious resource and in order to get the best out of them we must use them efficiently and appropriately.
Every year, on the 14th June, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day.
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.
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.
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.