Working with clinical experts and key stakeholders, our live events provide a variety of clinical topics, interpersonal skills and service delivery support
Whether you are a newly registered pharmacy professional, a trainee at the start of your career, or looking to change career direction, our range of programmes offer a framework of support and guidance to help you develop.
Self Directed Learning
A library of resources to aid with your identified leaning needs, which you can access at a time convenient to you.
Providing Pharmacy Services
Our resources and assessments will support your pharmacy team to achieve the required knowledge and skills to deliver a high quality pharmacy service and champion the public health agenda.
Please note that WCPPE will be closed on Friday 28 September as we move from Cardiff University to become part of a new NHS organisation, Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW), from 1 October 2018. Emails to WCPPE@cardiff.ac.uk will still reach us for a while. We will endeavour to reply to you as soon as possible, but
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From 1 October 2018 WCPPE will be part of Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW).HEIW will be a special health authority within NHS Wales, and created by bringing together three key organisations for health – the Wales Deanery, NHS Wales’ Workforce Education and Development Services (WEDS), and the Wales Centre for Pharmacy Professional Education (WCPPE).
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We are running the first pilot of a Pharmacist Foundation Training (FT) Programme starting in October 2018, for pharmacists working in community, General Practice or who are experiencing cross-sector pharmacy practice. This is a practice-based training programme for pharmacists in their early careers (i.e. less than 5 years qualified) or who are working in a
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Please find below the NESA June Newsletter. If you cannot see it, please use the following link: NESA Newsletter June 2018 final v3
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NHS ‘Flu service 2018-19 Please find below a link for information and resources regarding the service for this coming season. NHS Influenza Immunisation Service 2018-19 NB: This page will be updated with further information as and when made available to WCPPE.
The recording of the the Erectile Dysfunction Webinar held last night is now available. If you attended the live webinar, you can access the recording via your Learning Dashboard. It will be listed under Live Events. If you did not attend the live webinar, you can register to access the recording here: Erectile Dysfunction Webinar
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Please find below a link to the NESA Newsletter for May 2018 NESA Newsletter May 2018 Final
On 5th June, Steve Pratt (GP and Red Whale presenter) led the webinar entitled: NICE Guidance Asthma Update. If you didn’t attend the webinar, you can now register for access to the recording, here: https://www.wcppe.org.uk/product/asthma-webinar/ If you attended the webinar, it is available via your learning dashboard.
Please note, we have updated our cancellation policy: If you are unable to attend a live CPD training event, please cancel your booking by telephone or email, at least one full working day before the event. Therefore, if you are cancelling for an evening event, you should contact us the day before the event. This
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WCPPE is an operational unit of the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Cardiff University and has three main areas of activity: The main programme – live events, a range of distance learning packs and e-Learning resources. This is funded by the Welsh Government, under the guidance of the Training and Education Sub Committee (TESC) of the Welsh Pharmaceutical Committee (WPhC). The pre-registration programme – delivering the residential training element for trainees across secondary care sites in Wales and support for tutor development. This is funded under contract from the Workforce Education and Developments Services (WEDS). Work based competency training – as a City and Guilds Approved Centre, delivering Pharmacy Service Skills programmes (via modern apprenticeships) and Training Assessment Quality Assurance qualifications. The WCPPE portfolio is open to all registered pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and support staff living or providing NHS pharmacy services in Wales. It is also open to pre-registration trainee pharmacists working in Wales. The WCPPE main programme is developed to meet the objectives in its three year rolling plan and the accompanying action plan. WCPPE and the General Pharmaceutical Council WCPPE shares data with the General Pharmaceutical Council via an Information Sharing Agreement. The GPhC shares information with other organisations, such as CPPE, in pursuance of its statutory aims, objectives, powers and responsibilities under the Pharmacy Order 2010, the rules made under the Order and other legislation.