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Pharmacists in Scotland - five-year integrated education programme: scoping report

Published: 5 May 2017
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781786529428

Report on the integration of the existing four-year pharmacist degree and one-year training scheme into a single five-year programme.

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Pharmacists in Scotland - five-year integrated education programme: scoping report
Appendix 3: Work Plan

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Appendix 3: Work Plan

Five Year Integrated Initial Education Programme For Pharmacy Work Plan

DATE EVENT OUTPUTS ACHIEVED

Monday 22 nd August 2016

First Advisory Group Meeting

- Short presentations from Schools of Pharmacy and NES

  • Consider and agree the Remit and Terms of Reference of the Group
  • Consider the membership of the group
  • Consider and agree the draft work plan
  • Identify any strengths and weaknesses of existing 4+1 model
  • Completed 22/08/16
  • BPSA & SFC to be invited
  • Agreed 22/08/16
  • Initial ideas captured 22/08/16

Monday 3rd October 2016

Second Advisory Group Meeting

- Short presentations from NES medicine and nursing colleagues

  • Review progress on work plan
  • Consider how other healthcare professionals provide experiential and foundation training (medicine and nursing)
  • Explore what an enhanced 4+1 model might look like
    • Admissions
    • Placements
    • IPE
    • +1 component
  • Agree programme for stakeholder event
  • Completed 22/08/16
  • Medical and nursing models considered
  • Carried forward to next meeting
  • Completed 05/10/16

Monday 10 th October 2016

Stakeholder event

  • Gauge stakeholders views on draft proposals for a five year integrated initial education programme for pharmacists in Scotland
    • Enhanced 4+1
    • Integrated five-year
    • Timescales
    • Next steps
  • Completed and report circulated for comment

Monday 21 st November 2016

Third Advisory Group Meeting

- Short presentation from Nottingham University

  • Review progress on work plan
  • Consider the strengths and weaknesses of an integrated five-year MPharm
  • Explore what an enhanced 4+1 model might look like
    • Admissions
    • Placements
    • IPE
    • +1 component
  • Explore what an integrated five-year MPharm might look like
  • Consider the barriers and facilitators to change
    • Regulations
    • Funding
    • Buy-in
    • Capacity
    • Assessment
  • Completed on 21/11/16
  • Discussed 21/11/16 and carried forward
  • Discussed and carried forward
  • Carried forward to 05/12/16
  • Carried forward to 05/12/16

Monday 5 th December 2016

Final Advisory Group Meeting

- Short presentation from NES on main outputs from the work

  • Review progress on work plan
  • Review and agree draft report
  • Consider any implementation implications
  • Completed on 05/12/16
  • Completed 05/12/16
  • Completed 05/12/16

Contact

Email: Elaine Muirhead

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG