Collaboration, Innovation and Pharmacy Workforce Transformation

Who we are

Our Vision

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.
We exist for one reason only: to support the delivery of excellent healthcare and health improvement for patients and the public across London, Kent, Surrey and Sussex, by ensuring that the pharmacy workforce of today and tomorrow has the right numbers of staff with the right skills, values and behaviours at the right time and in the right place to meet patient needs.

HEE Pharmacy Priorities

Linked to the national HEE mandate, and national priorities for pharmacy workforce our strategic aims for the coming year are:

To support the education, training, and development needs of pharmacy professionals throughout the career journey.

To support workforce transformation and innovative practice to meet the care needs of people living in London and Kent, Surrey, and Sussex.

To make pharmacy an attractive career and widen participation to ensure we have a sustainable workforce.

To ensure workforce planning decisions are driven by accurate data.

To drive quality in education and training.

To facilitate delivery of our aims, we will be focusing on the following priority programmes of work for 2020/21:

Primary Care and Community Pharmacy

Pharmacy Technicians 

Pre-registration Pharmacists

Foundation Pharmacists 

Advanced Practice

Quality in education and training 

Mental Health

Pharmacy Careers 

Apprenticeships (nationally led)

Further information about each programme can be found in our London and South East Pharmacy Business Plan available below. 


Annual Report 2020-21

Business Plan 2021-22