A Competency Framework for all Prescribers

Your indispensable free prescribing framework

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Maintained and published by the RPS, the Competency Framework for all Prescribers is the definitive set of prescribing competencies.

It's for prescribers in every sector, and is free for everyone to download and use.


Why use the Competency Framework for all Prescribers?

The framework sets out what good prescribing looks like for regulators, professional bodies, education providers, prescribing professions, and patients/carers.

It's for everyone, at every point of your prescribing career.

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Get more prescribing help!

  1. Key prescribing texts are always available to members in our RPS e-Library
  2. Join regular RPS webinars on topics such as Prescribing for long-term conditions and Prescribing within the multidisciplinary team
  3. Prescribing guidance from the experts on our member-only RPS Mentoring platform.
Become an RPS member today from just £19.83 per month*


As a pharmacist, you already use RPS publications and resources: we publish the BNF, the MEP, and Pharmaceutical Journal, as well as giving our members and the wider profession a clear, strong voice in all healthcare discussions and decisions across Britain.

*Monthly Direct Debit will be £19.83 per month if you join today, or £118.98 if you pay by credit/debit card. Memberships renew in March 2023.