Aamer Safdar BPharm (Hons), MSc, PGCE (PCET), MA, FHEA, MRPharmS Principal Pharmacist Lead for Education and Development, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust Clinical Lecturer, Kings College London NHS Clinical Leadership Fellow UKCPA E&T Committee and General Committee Member
Principal pharmacist lead for education and development at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Pharmaceutical Society English Pharmacy Board member, Aamer Safdar, says pharmacists must “stop being precious” about traditional pharmacy roles and embrace the skills of technicians.
As a hospital pharmacist specialising in education, training and development, my particular area of interest is in workforce development. My vision for the future of pharmacy over the next five years is for pharmacy to be fully integrated in the health care system across patient pathways from cradle to grave. This requires a sustainable, capable, adaptable, responsive and flexible (SCARF) workforce. Pharmacists to be recognised as medicines experts and scientific professionals. This is a very
We are writing in response to the General Pharmaceutical Council’s (GPhC) view that the current MPharm degree fails to equip pharmacists for future roles (2015;294:677). To say that this is true would be unfair to current providers of the MPharm where there are some excellent initiatives on helping students
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