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RPS comment on GPhC update on education and training reforms

Responding to the GPhC’s update to MPharm students yesterday, Gail Fleming, RPS Director of Education, said: “RPS is ready to support the GPhC with this in any way we can.

“Whilst we welcome the announcement that current MPharm students will not have to pay additional fees for their Foundation training year, we need clarification on what the financial impact will be on future MPharm students as well as confirmation that funding for additional clinical placements in years 1-4 will be available if we are to upskill future graduates to become independent prescribers.

“The RPS wants to see a more integrated, seamless transition from initial education and training through to Foundation, Advanced and ultimately Consultant level. It is essential that there is a strong training and support structure for newly registered pharmacists bridging and building towards advanced-level practice. The RPS has been leading work on Foundation curriculum development and assessment which will be key to the development of the new programme.”

Read the GPhC update and find out more about our work on education and training.

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