Depression focal point

This programme will help you to build your knowledge of the management of people with depression, and better understand the condition, its impact and approaches used to manage it.

Book 1 starts you off by providing key information to help you meet the learning objectives and goes on to provide you with the learning materials you need to find out about depression.  

Book 2 encourages you to apply your learning to case studies which will test your understanding and improve your practice. 


Antibacterial resistance - a global threat to public health: the role of the pharmacy team

The aim of this learning programme is to update your knowledge about the issues of antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) so that you can contribute to reducing their impact. You will learn about the important role the pharmacy team can play in supporting healthcare professionals and patients to optimise patient outcomes in antimicrobial therapy, while minimising harm.

Question booklet

Answer booklet


Consultation skills for pharmacy practice: taking a patient-centred approach 


Enhancing the communication and consultation skills of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians has been identified as a priority by Health Education England. This downloadable programme forms part of the core learning for the Consultation skills for pharmacy practice programme.

Link can be found here




Medicines reconciliation

This programme will support you in taking a structured approach to reconciling medicines for patients in hospital, focusing on NICE guidance recommendations.


Link can be found here


BNF Programmes

Students can register with the CPPE website to gain access to What’s new in BNF and How to use the BNF iPDF programmes without charge. For more information on how to register on the CPPE website, click here


Dispensary-based calculations for pharmacy technicians

This programme originally designed for pharmacy technicians has proved popular with our pre-registration pharmacists. This e-learning from CPPE has aims to support you with dispensary-based calculations to ensure accuracy and safety when preparing, dispensing and checking prescriptions for patients.

Link can be found here


Guide to SPCs coming soon

Feedback to the BPSA on the GPhC registration assessment indicates that you need to be able to apply information from SPCs and other data exerts to clinical scenarios under time pressure. This guide aims to support you to understand the structure of an SPC in order to do this. Look out for this resource anticipated in 2019.



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