Frequently Asked Questions
Please find below answers to our most frequently asked questions. If you cannot find the answer to your question below, please submit an enquiry form and we will respond to you directly.
National Foundation Trainee Pharmacist Recruitment Scheme
I am a Community Pharmacy and I want to sign up to the National Foundation Trainee Pharmacist Recruitment Scheme via Oriel?
The National Recruitment Scheme runs annually recruiting for the next academic year e.g. the Recruitment Scheme in 2023 will recruit for a applicants starting in 2024. The timelines for National Recruitment are fixed and have strict deadlines. Employers are invited to sign up to the Scheme between January and the end of February. Unfortunately if you are looking to sign up after this date then we are unable to accept your programme and you will need to wait for the next year.
Further information on the National Recruitment Scheme and the timeline can be found on the National Recruitment Website.
I am a Pharmacy Student and my Oriel account is locked?
Please visit the PGMDE Support Portal and submit a ticked to the Pharmacy National Recruitment Office and they will unlock your account.
I am a Pharmacy Student and I have a question regarding my Application to the National Pharmacist Foundation Training Recruitment?
Please visit the PGMDE Support Portal which contains frequently asked questions as well as a form to submit an enquiry directly to the Pharmacy National Recruitment Office.
I am a Pharmacy Student and I want a copy of the Applicant Handbook for the National Pharmacist Foundation Training Recruitment?
A copy of the applicant handbook is available in the Student Zone. The new applicant handbook will be published in mid-May each year. Communications will be sent to Schools of Pharmacy once this is available.
Other Pharmacy Queries
I have questions about the Foundation Trainee Pharmacist Year?
You can find out about the Foundation Trainee Pharmacist Year via the HEE website by clicking the button below. Here you will also find information about the ePortfolio.
I am interested in Educational/Practice Supervisor Training how do I find out more?
Supervisor training is available for all educational and practice supervisors supporting trainees with London, South West and South East. You will find more information on our Workforce and Quality webpage accessible via the button below.
I have a query about funding for Independent Prescribing?
Information on Indendent Prescribing can be found on the HEE website via the button below.
If you are unable to find an answer to your question above, please complete an Enquiry Form