Friday Letter 17/05/2019

Friday 17th May 2019

…only 10% of what makes us good at our jobs comes from formal training.

The rest comes from learning on the job. 

Focusing on what happens after a colleague has completed their mandatory training and supporting their daily practice has the biggest impact on performance”

Upcoming LPC events

Thank you to all those who attended the Primary Care Networks meeting, your contributions made for an informative and productive evening.

There are still places on our upcoming events in June, please see below for more details.

Upcoming NEL LPC Pharmacy Events

Date Event Venue Time
13/06/2019 Diabetes week session Best Western Plus Epping Forest 7:00pm – 9:45pm
18/06/2019 Community Pharmacy Working Together to Secure New Services Best Western Plus Epping Forest 7:00p – 9:45pm

Respond to our invitation and register your place on the above sessions at


Bath University Postgraduate Course Update

This is an update regarding the Postgraduate Pharmacy Course from Bath University.

The Bath University limit for the London Campus for 2019 is now full. This means the University will not be accepting any more application for the London campus for June 2019 however there are spaces still available for the June 2019 cohort in Bath. If you want to secure a place in London, the next intake is for September 2019 and following that there is another intake in November 2019. The application site is still open so if you are interested in the course please complete and submit the forms as per process and you will then automatically be enrolled onto the next cohort which is now starting in September 2019.


Interview with Dr Keith Ridge from P3 Pharmacy

Please see the following article from Rob Darracott at P3 Pharmacy, an interview with Dr Keith Ridge, Chief Pharmaceutical Officer for NHS England, entitled ‘Looking forward, talking up’.

Click here to view the full interview


FREE pharmacy training for mental health week

Free Pharmacy training for Mental health week is being offered by mediapharm.

Click here to access the mediapharm website, you must sign up to view the content.


CPPE E-learning on Atrial Fibrillation

Please see the following article from Pharmacy Magazine, promoting a new Artial Fibillation course from CPPE that pharmacists will find beneficial and other AF related resources.

click here to view


Clinical Fellowship: 1 year fixed term position (0.2FTE) to support development of Clinically Enhanced Prescribing

Bath University are looking to recruit (or second) a pharmacist or other healthcare professional for 0.2FTE (fixed term 1 year) to support the development of our Clinically Enhanced Pharmacist Independent Prescribing course (CEPIP).

Full details are available here:

Please forward this on to anyone you think might be interested, and of course feel free to drop me a line to discuss.

The closing date for applications is Monday 27 May 2019


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