National Foundation Trainee Pharmacist Recruitment 2023

Learning objectives

  • Gain knowledge of the oriel recruitment process
  • Understand what is new and different for 2023
  • Understand the process for making an application in England, Scotland, and Wales
  • Gain an overview of the situation judgment tests (SJTs) and the numeracy test
  • Gain advice and tips on how to confidently prepare for recruitment

Who is this for?

  • 3rd year pharmacy students
  • Foundation pharmacist employers


  • Kina Vyas - Professional Development Pharmacist, Royal Pharmaceutical Society
  • Bijal Tailor - Education and Training Pharmacist, Royal Pharmaceutical Society
  • Atif Shamim - Pharmacy Dean, Head of National Recruitment Scheme, NHS England
  • Bhavini Tailor - Operations Manager, NHS England
  • Laura Doyle - Head of Undergraduate and Foundation Pharmacists, Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW)
  • Gail Craig - Principal Lead - Foundation Training Year, NHS Education Scotland (NES)
  • British Pharmaceutical Student Association (BPSA)