2. Core Concepts and skills

2.1.4Standards and guidance

Regulatory and professional standards and guidance have the same overarching purpose - to provide a framework which helps ensure good care, focussed on patients. Patient-centred care should be at the heart of everything that pharmacists and pharmacy teams do. Being a pharmacy professional is about having the right skills, knowledge, attitude, behaviour and judgement to help ensure good quality outcomes for patients. To inform the care you provide and your decision making you should: