Pharmacy Magazine’s award-winning CPD programme provides you with the practical knowledge you need to keep up to date with the latest clinical and therapeutic developments in pharmacy and help develop your practice.
Training can be recorded in a personal revalidation record, which mirrors the GPhC’s revalidation requirements. If you haven’t already, register on the website to set up and access your own learning log, where you can track your progress and record your learning outcomes.
Browse our comprehensive portfolio of pharmacy CPD modules in a variety of formats to improve your clinical knowledge base and develop your professional skills at any stage of your career.
Continuing professional development (CPD) is a key component of the GPhC’s compulsory revalidation process for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.
Registrants are legally and professionally required to undertake CPD activities to maintain their registration.
The purpose of CPD is to develop your professional practice and keep your skills and knowledge up to date, so ensuring the highest standard of clinical care for patients.
Pharmacy Magazine’s CPD programme covers both formal and informal learning activities, and our modules vary in length, starting from just five-minute refreshers up to full twenty minute courses. Our CPD courses cover a wide range of pharmacy topics, including:
Pharmacy Magazine’s CPD modules are aimed at pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in the UK community pharmacy sector.
Browse our extensive portfolio of CPD learning content, including our new Pharmacy First programme to fulfil your educational journey.Less
The Pharmacy First service became available from community pharmacies in England from January 31, 2024. It allows pharmacy teams to complete episodes of care including provision of advice and NHS funded treatment where appropriate for seven common conditions. Use this toolkit as your indispensable service implementation guide. Compiled by Patrick Grice.
17 Feb 2024 , 25 Min Article
There is recognition that community pharmacy teams have a key role to play in antimicrobial stewardship. Pharmacy First and similar schemes are intended to enable more completed episodes of care in pharmacies for specific common conditions, some of which will involve treatment decisions about antibiotics.
06 Feb 2024 , 15 Min Article
This CPD module is the latest in our series designed to support pharmacists in delivering the Pharmacy First service in England. It covers assessment and clinical decision-making regarding acute sore throat. After completing it you will be able to conduct a simple examination of the throat; know which conditions and red flags require referral; and use a clinical scoring system to assess the likelihood of bacterial infection.
17 Jan 2024 , 30 Min Article
This module is suitable for use as part of pharmacists’ continuing professional development, a key component of the revalidation process. After reading this module in the magazine or online at pharmacymagazine.co.uk, you can include it in your personal Pharmacy Magazine revalidation record.
02 Jan 2024 , 20 Min Article
In preparation for the new Pharmacy Contraception Service in England, this module runs through an assessment of contraception needs, then goes into some of the practical aspects associated with both ongoing supply and initiation of combined oral contraceptives.
15 Nov 2023 , 20 Min Article
This module covers medicines used in the management of heart failure.
13 Sep 2023 , 60 Min Article
The module will help you to formulate the key points to discuss with a patient prescribed treatment for heart failure. You will also be able to describe how you might identify patients who may have undiagnosed heart failure or who may require changes to their treatment due to a deterioration in symptom control.
14 Aug 2023 , 20 Min Article
This module covers topical treatments used in the management of glaucoma.
14 Jul 2023 , 20 Min Article