Funding available: Workforce training and development bursaries for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians
Bursaries are available to support pharmacists and pharmacy technicians across our region the South West) by funding specific courses to support workforce development.
The following bursaries available:
|Bursary||For||Sector of practice||Funds available per pharmacist/pharmacy technician|
|Advanced Clinical Practice||Pharmacists||Acute sector, primary care and mental health||£2000|
|Postgraduate Diplomas||Pharmacists||All sectors||
£2500 for Y1/Y2
£5000 for both Y1 and Y2
|Independent Prescribing||Pharmacists||All sectors||£2500|
|Advanced Education & Training for Pharmacy Technicians||Pharmacy Technicians||All sectors||£2500|
Details of the funding available can be found within the application forms, or in the accompanying leaflet for the advanced clinical practice (pharmacists) and advanced education & training for pharmacy technicians bursaries.
- HEE Advanced Clinical Practice funding information leaflet 2021
- HEE South Funding – Advanced Practice for Pharmacy Technicians Information Leaflet 2021
- Independent Prescribing Funding Application Form 2021
- Pg Diploma Funding Application Form 2021
- Pharmacy Technician Funding Application Form 2021
- Advanced Clinical Practice Funding Application Form 2021
Please could you cascade to relevant individuals in your teams/networks.
Please could individuals complete the application forms for the relevant bursaries and send to Pharmacy.South@hee.nhs.uk with the name of the bursary in the subject line by Friday 19th February 2021. Please ensure all the information is completed and sent by the deadline.
HEE South Pharmacy will review all the applications during w/c 22nd February, and applicants will be notified of the outcome during w/c 1st March 2021.
Once accepted, we will ask employers to raise invoices asap for these funds. Please note the bursaries (for PgD, Independent Prescribing, and Pharmacy Technician Education & Training) have to be paid to employers this financial year (i.e. by March 2021). Please note all bursary funds will be transferred to employers and not directly to HEIs/providers of the training courses.