News - Autumn 2016


A Day in the Life of a Darzi Fellow by Gareth Kitson.

31/10/2016If you say the phrase “Darzi Fellow” to most people in the Pharmacy would, not a lot of people would know what one was, or indeed, what one actually does. If you had asked me this question just over a year ago, I would’ve had the same response. However, once I had discovered this role, I knew it was right for me.

Piloting and Evaluating the Role of Pharmacists within Urgent Care Centres within London and the South East

30/10/2016This new project has evolved from earlier projects undertaken within Health Education England (West Midlands) to look at the potential impact of pharmacists working in Emergency Departments.

Pre-Registration Trainee Pharmacist Recruitment

29/10/2016A hugely successful centralised recruitment process for pre-registration pharmacist trainee posts in The London Collaboration (TLC) (114 out of 201 posts within London) and Kent, Surrey, Sussex, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight (KSS/HIOW) (65 posts) took place in September 2016 for the 2017-18 training year.

Apprenticeship Strategy Update – Pharmacy Assistants

28/10/2016In July we published a report detailing the findings of an in-depth multi-sector scoping exercise which analysed employer perceptions, experiences and barriers to apprenticeship training for pharmacy assistants, set in the context of current drivers for change and workforce challenges.

Pre-Registration Trainee Pharmacy Technician Update by Liz Fidler

27/10/2016As we have started the new academic year, I want to take the opportunity to thank all those involved in Pre-Registration Trainee Pharmacy Technician (PTPT) education for supporting trainees with any operational changes for the new education provider models.

Accreditation Strategy Update

26/10/2016Re-accreditation Process Update

Finding Patience; Raising awareness of dementia in the African Caribbean Community to facilitate early diagnosis.

25/10/2016The number of people with dementia of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) origin is expected to rise significantly

London and South East (LaSE) Pharmacy Team Update

24/10/2016We would like to congratulate Katie Reygate who gave birth to a beautiful baby girl in September. Katie will be on maternity leave until the summer of 2017.

Hello My Name Is...

23/10/2016As part of the Regional Induction Study Day on 18th August 2016 for pre-registration trainee pharmacists in Kent, Surrey, Sussex, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, the 2016-17 cohort pledged support to the #hellomynameis campaign.

HEE LaSE Pre-Registration Trainee Pharmacist Programme

22/10/2016Two programmes are currently being delivered across the geography; one for trainees in London and one for trainees in Kent, Surrey, Sussex, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight (KSS/HIOW).