Mentoring

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Mentoring enables pharmacists at all stages of practice and across all sectors of pharmacy to benefit from the support and guidance of their peers or more experienced colleagues through a variety of approaches.

Having a mentor can help you make decisions relating to your career path, achieve your goals and support you through the return to practice process.

As a mentor, you are contributing to your own professional development, as well of that of colleagues in your profession. Being a mentor can also help you to meet Faculty and Foundation competencies.

We are here to support you whether you are looking to find a mentor, or wanting to become a mentor. We provide resources, networks and an online database to ensure that all members have access to mentoring and all mentors are supported in through their mentoring journey. We also a provide a direct matching service, facilitated by our Professional Support Team.

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If you want to learn more about mentoring in general and read about competencies, you may find the following Pharamaceutical Journal and Clinical Pharmacist articles useful:

There are many external websites with information and training on mentoring. Examples include:

Guidelines for mentors can be found under mentoring resources at the Academy of Medical Sciences Mentors Development Workshop