Pharmacists are experts in medicines and their use. They also offer health advice to patients on issues such as sexual health and giving up smoking. Pharmacists may also supervise pharmacy technicians and pharmacy support staff in purchasing, quality testing or dispensing medicines.
Training to become a pharmacist takes a minimum of five years and includes the successful completion of a General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) accredited Master of Pharmacy degree, one year’s pre-registration training and the GPhC’s registration assessment. Read more »
Pharmacy students and preregistration trainees now have the opportunity to gain experience in GP practices. Placement activities include how to conduct a clinical audit, observing consultations and learning about repeat prescriptions. Read more »
Learn about the peer support that is available to Pharmacists working in primary care in Greater Manchester.
Find out more about the schemes and initiatives that are available to Pharmacists working in primary care in Greater Manchester. Read more »
Learn about the health and wellbeing support that is available to Pharmacists working in primary care in Greater Manchester. Read more »
Browse through a range of other useful resources for Pharmacists, including information about local pharmaceutical committees, national professional bodies, associations and societies.