Innovation and Leadership in Quality Assured Pharmacy Education
About Our Team
Health Education England London and South East Pharmacy Team are a long standing team of highly specialised pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and administrators who primarily lead on the development of the pharmacy workforce across London and South East.
Our ultimate goal is to ensure that NHS staff who provide modern medicines management and pharmacy services are able to access superior quality education and development. In reaching this goal we will have established positive relations and credibility between ourselves and all our stakeholders whilst delivering the highest levels of professionalism and experience. We will continually strive to excel at customer service.
We are committed to a work environment where each person is valued, respected and has an opportunity for personal and professional growth.
HEE Pharmacy Priorities
Below is a brief example of the work we are involved in.
Recruitment and marketing of pre-registration trainee pharmacist training in the NHS
Training and accreditation of practice supervisors and educational supervisors in the workplace
Training and accreditation of pharmacy technicians to provide medicines management and checking roles in the workplace
Quality managing pre-registration trainee pharmacist, foundation pharmacist education and pharmacy technician education
Developing pharmacy leaders including management skills for senior pharmacy staff, chief pharmacist networking
Provision and funding of QCF (NVQ) training for pharmacy technicians and assistants
Providing a regional programme of face to face and on line training to support pre-registration trainee pharmacists and their tutors
Working with national bodies to input and influence education policy in relation to pharmacy
Leading on prescribing training and assessment in the workplace
Co-ordinating the KSS Foundation Pharmacist Board and supporting Trusts to provide high quality foundation pharmacist training
We work closely with other departments within the KSS Local Area team and the three London local teams to deliver the HEE Mandate. Some of our key priorities around Primary Care can be found here.