Hertfordshire & West Essex Evening Webinar Planning for Foundation Pharmacist Training 2025/26

5th February 2024 19.00-20.30pm


Hertfordshire and West Essex evening webinar will be held on Monday, 5 February 19.00-20.30pm

This is key information for all pharmacy sectors considering hosting a foundation trainee pharmacist.

The Oriel closing date for 2025/26 Trainee Pharmacist Programmes is the

1st March 2024 and all trainees will need access to a Designated Prescribing Practitioner (DPP).

What do you need to know, and what do you need to do?

This session will cover the following:

·         Key changes for 2025/26

·         DPP and multi-sector placement requirements

·         Breakout rooms for discussion of challenges/barriers

·         Chance to network with potential partners for multi-sector placements

·         Next steps

·         Q & A

This session will include breakout rooms to discuss key changes, potential challenges, plans for foundation year planning and an opportunity to partner with other sites for multi-sector placements.

NHS England colleagues from the Workforce, Training & Education Team will be joining us to answer some of your questions.

To register your interest to attend, click <here>.

For any questions, please contact Leen Kubba at l.kubba@nhs.net.


Full information regarding these changes and how you apply to host a Foundation Trainee Pharmacist including details of the Oriel IT application platform is on the CPH website.


NEWS FLASH: From 2025/26, any organisation can be the lead employer of the foundation trainee pharmacist. This includes general practice.

If you would like further information prior to the webinar:

  • A podcast delivered by NHSE and PCPA explaining the changes to foundation training, including this new update, is available here

You can also review the Foundation Pharmacist Training Site Requirements for 2025/26 here.