New educational supervisor training for registered pharmacy workforce

NHS England are pleased to announce new, fully funded educational supervision training for those supervising pharmacy workforce.

This training will ensure those involved in educational supervision, including Designated Supervisors (DSs), and Designated Prescribing Practitioners (DPPs), are confident to provide support and developmental aid to the pharmacy workforce across all sectors.

This new training offer provides 250 places exclusively for prospective DPPs and 250 places for other educational supervisors, including DSs, previously pre-reg tutors.

Sign up now for Educational Supervisor training for the pharmacy workforce which will be delivered by ProPharmace.

Who is eligible: Pharmacists wishing to supervise colleagues in all pharmacy sectors can apply for the educational supervision training. Regulatory changes in 2019 mean that experienced independent prescribers of any profession can apply for DPP training to support pharmacists to become independent prescribers.

About the training: The training will be delivered flexibly to accommodate work schedules and will allow learners to develop their skills and knowledge around delivering educational supervision whilst keeping patient safety and person-centred care at the forefront. Online modules are split into bite-size lessons that last 20-30 minutes.

Modules in the Educational supervision programme cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to educational supervision
  • Facilitating Learning
  • Giving effective feedback
  • Assessing & Monitoring
  • Supporting trainees

Modules in the DPP programme cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to DPP supervision in pharmacy
  • Facilitating Learning
  • Giving effective feedback
  • Assessing & Monitoring
  • Developing as a DPP

Assessments will include a choice of reflective account, multisource feedback, and peer observation of supervision skills.

Further information
To register for the Educational supervisor training for the pharmacy workforce, visit the ProPharmace Website.

For any further enquiries about this exciting training offer, please contact