Medicines management skills for hospital pharmacy technicians

July 2024

09:00 - 15:00


5.5 hours


  • Mrs Sian Taylor
  • Miss Claire Irwin (Nellins)
    Specialist Palliative Care Pharmacist, Southern Health and Social Care Trust


To provide an overview of the underpinning skills required for a hospital pharmacy technician to become safe and effective medicines management practitioner

Learning outcomes

Having completed this workshop you will be able to:
  • appreciate the range of communication and interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate with patients and provide medicines related information
  • understand the importance of accurate transfer of written information relating to a patient and their medicines
  • identify, prioritise and solve problems within your scope of practice
  • apply time management strategies and key clinical skills whilst working within the scope of the role
  • deliver a medicines management service in a professional manner.