Prescribing for Pharmacists


Attendance mode

Start date(s)
January, September

5 months

City Campus

Home and EU students can apply

Attendance dates

January 2019 intake:

  • 21-22 January
  • 11 February
  • 14 February
  • 11-12 March
  • 14 March (Optional mock OSCE)
  • 8-9 April
  • 13 May (MCQ Exam and submission)
  • 16 May (examination)

Entry requirements

Applicants for this module should hold professional registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council. 

In addition pharmacists should have a minimum of two years' general experience and 1 year's experience in the field they wish to prescribe in.

All applicants should demonstrate clinical competency in the area of practice in which they intend to prescribe and have support from their employing organisation.

Applicants must also have support from a Designated Medical Practitioner (DMP), who will provide supervised practice opportunities. The DMP will be a GP, consultant or registrar.

Applicants are required to provide a current DBS (formerly CRB) check, to demonstrate involvement in continuing professional development and the ability to study at an appropriate level.

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