Aspiring Prescribers

Pharmacy guide

Thinking about becoming a pharmacist prescriber?

This guide is for aspiring prescribers, and has practical guidance and support on how to become a prescriber, choosing and applying for a prescribing course, as well as practical guidance on overcoming challenges and dilemmas such as finding a Designated Prescribing Practitioner.

First Published: 16 October 2021
Updated: 11 November 2022

Sections on this page

  • Types of prescribers
  • What can a pharmacist prescriber prescribe?
  • The prescriber role – is it right for you?
  • How to become a pharmacist prescriber
  • The DPP - role, training and DPP competency framework
  • Finding a DPP
  • Prescribing courses - finding a university right for you

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