The RPS Roadmap to Advanced Practice supports the development and assessment of Advanced Practitioners, both specialist and generalist. Our section on the context for change: establishing the need for advanced pharmacists provides the following information:
“The RPS Consultant Pharmacist Group has developed a strategy to align Consultant Pharmacist support and development with patient need across the three nations, alongside the Foundation and Faculty programmes and RPS professional development imperatives. (see appendix 3 for further information)”
The roadmap also contains information on National training programmes (NTPs), which will be delivered by RPS Affiliated Partners, NTPS will address pharmacy clinical training needs from post-foundation through advanced levels of career development up to Consultant level.