Innovation and Leadership in Quality Assured Pharmacy Education
About Our Team
Health Education England London and South East Pharmacy (working across London and Kent, Surrey and Sussex) is a NHS funded service, enabling the pharmacy (and wider) workforce to deliver service transformation meeting current and future NHS service workforce requirements
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.
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
To support the delivery of the Government’s mandate to Health Education England.
To recruit, register and retain a future NHS pharmacy workforce.
To support workforce transformation to optimise skill mix in service delivery.
To maximise efficiency and value for money with an emphasis on quality.
Below is a brief example of the work we are involved in.
Recruitment and marketing of pre-registration trainee pharmacist training in the NHS
Commissioning training for practice and educational supervisors in the workplace for NHS and Primary Care employers
Training and assessment of pharmacy technicians and pharmacy assistants to provide medicines management in the workplace
Commissioning Training and assessment of pharmacy technicians to accuracy checking in the workplace
Quality managing pre-registration trainee pharmacist, foundation pharmacist education and pharmacy technician education
Providing support and networking opportunities for Educational Programme Directors
Commissioning and quality assuring education provision for pre-registration trainee pharmacy technicians
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
Developing a Vocational Training Scheme network for 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.