Statement 6.4

  • Section 6

"Hospital pharmacists should actively engage in and publish research, particularly on hospital pharmacy practice. Research methods should be part of undergraduate and postgraduate training programmes for hospital pharmacists.” 

What does it mean for patients? Patients can be assured that all staff involved in the medication use processes, such as technicians and assistants) are trained to the adequate level of competency needed to provide safe practice within their role

What does it mean for healthcare professionals? Healthcare professionals can be assured that all staff working in hospital pharmacies, such as technicians and assistants, has the adequate level of competency and training needed for their activities. Their training and required competency is co-ordinated and set by a nationally recognised body.

What does it mean for Hospital Pharmacists? Hospital pharmacists work together with other professionals within the hospital pharmacy, such as technicians and assistants, and must be able to be confident and trust their work completely. Their training and required competency is co-ordinated and set by a nationally recognised body

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