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A CPPE logoApril 20 2018

An anticoagulant case study is the theme of the latest Patient Safety Focal Point announced by the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education.

The Focal Point has been designed to provide pharmacy professionals with background knowledge relating to patient safety and risk management, and for an opportunity to apply this to practice. It looks at recognising the risks associated with anticoagulation and also how to discuss conditions and anticoagulants with patients being prescribed high-risk medicines.

Bookings are now being taken for the Focal Point events. CPPE has said that participants can connect with others attending ‘Patient safety: an anticoagulant case study’ workshops by using the hashtag #CPPEPS on Twitter to share experiences and photos of events.

CPPE has also announced that it is now inviting applications for the next cohort of the Mary Seacole Leadership Programme. Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians can apply for places on the programme which is supported by the Pharmacy Integration Fund. 

“This NHS-led flagship programme was developed to support healthcare professionals within the NHS, and is now available to the community pharmacy workforce. It is designed to develop clinical leadership and management skills to enable pharmacy professionals to drive quality services in community pharmacy and really make a difference to the health of the patients they see,” said CPPE.

Links:
CPPE announcement on Patient Safety Focal Point         
CPPE announcement on Mary Seacole leadership          

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