Trainee and Newly Qualified Prescribers

Pharmacy guide

Started your prescribing journey?

This guide is for trainee and newly qualified prescribers. 

You’ll find practical guidance and support to help you during your course, including deciding your scope of practice, and how to demonstrate your competency using tools such as the Competency Framework for all Prescribers, portfolio of evidence and personal formularies.

There are some useful tips on managing the work, and prescribing safely and legally, as well as support after your course, including professional registration and indemnity.

First Published: 16 October 2021
Updated: 10 January 2023

Sections on this page

  • GPhC learning outcomes
  • Competency Framework for all Prescribers 
  • Area of clinical practice
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Personal formulary
  • Clinical assessments
  • Prescribing safely and legally
  • Registration
  • Indemnity
  • Further resources to support for your training

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