The Daffodil Quality Improvement Standards NI Launch - 18/06/24 - 19:30-20:30

In Northern Ireland, the Daffodil Quality Improvement Standards have been formally endorsed by the Pharmacy Forum, supported by CPNI, SPPG and Specialist Palliative Care Pharmacists. They provide a free, evidence-based framework to help your pharmacy team to gradually build on their existing palliative care provision.
At the event for the specialist palliative care network you will hear more about the standards, how they were developed and the support available.
Please note you will be sent a Zoom Link with further details 24 hours prior to the Event. 

   


WORKSHOP : Sat 23 March 2024 Foundation Training 3-Step Calculations Course

Note: only those already registered for the full course can book the workshop

This in-person workshop is the final part of the Foundation Training Calculations Revision Course 2024. 

Please note that you can either attend on this date or on Saturday 9th March 2024

Before attending this in-person session you must complete the pre-coursework practice questions and have watched the teaching videos. This ensures you get the best from this session.

At this workshop you will complete further practice questions to apply your learning. It will also give you the opportunity to address anything you do not understand or want clarified in relation to the practice questions or calculations course.

 


WORKSHOP : Sat 9 March 2024 Foundation Training 3-Step Calculations Course

Note: only those already registered for the full course can book the workshop

This in-person workshop is the final part of the Foundation Training Calculations Revision Course 2024.

Please note that you can either attend on this date or on Saturday 23rd March 2024. 

Before attending this in-person session you must complete the pre-coursework practice questions and have watched the teaching videos. This ensures you get the best from this session.

At this workshop you will complete further practice questions to apply your learning. It will also give you the opportunity to address anything you do not understand or want clarified in relation to the practice questions or calculations course.

 


REGISTRATION : Foundation Training 3-Step Calculations Course 2024

This course will cover a broad range of pharmaceutical calculations designed to help you prepare for the calculation section of the Common Registration Assessment.  Our expert facilitators will show you how to tackle calculations and will be on-hand during the in-person workshop to deal with any questions or problems that you may have.

The course fee is £40.00 paid via PayPal at the end of this registration process

There are three parts

Step-1  Complete Pre-coursework (30 questions) 

Step-2 Video lectures to support the pre-coursework

Step-3  Attend an in-person workshop to complete further practice questions guided by the facilitators

Currently two workshop dates are available - attend either Saturday 9 March or Saturday 23 March from 9.30am - 3.00pm at Ulster University, Belfast Campus (Room TBC).

Register now and then you can book your workshop place early to get your preferred date as places are limited. You can attend the workshop on either Saturday 9th or Saturday 23rd March.

Note all pre-course work is essential.

The course coordinator will provide you with links and a password to the course materials within 48 hours of your registration being approved.  (note Normal business hours are Mon-Fri; If you have not received the link in the time frame then please check your junk mail before contacting the course coordinator Jenny.Millar@psni.org.uk 


2023 Annual General Meeting of PSNI

This year’s event will be hosted by the Pharmacy Forum NI,

Venues:  Society House and Online - registration closes 12 noon, 12 October 2023.

 Agenda

  • Minutes of 97th Annual Meeting
  • Matters of Accuracy
  • Adoption of the minutes

                                                 ∞

  • President of The Pharmaceutical Society NI’s Address
  • Financial Statement
  • Questions for the PSNI

                                                 ∞

  • Chair of the Pharmacy Forum NI’s Address including an update on the work of the Forum across 2022-23
  • Questions for the Forum on our work this year and ahead 

....with plenty of opportunity for your involvement.

 

For more information contact jenny.millar@psni.org.uk

*members of the Pharmacy Forum NI are all pharmacists currently registered with the PSNI


Preparation of Pharmacists for Public Appointment - Zoom workshop 18 May 2023

Course Outline

The workshop is designed to build the confidence and critical competency interview skills and techniques required to ensure success at interviews using a public appointment process, or equivalent.  Participants will learn how to prepare their application in a competency based way and respond to interview questions thus maximising their chances of success.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the training participants will:

  • Understand the appointment process
  • Know how to complete the application form
  • Bring content and structure to answers during interviews
  • Use each question as an opportunity to sell themselves
  • Create rapport with the interviewers and deliver natural answers
  • Control interview nerves and fears
  • Sell themselves successfully

Our event training partner is Una McSorley, Director of Marcomm, a training and development consultancy. Marcomm provides consultancy to chief executives, their boards and management teams

When: Thur 18 May, 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Where: Zoom

Admission is strictly by registration only.

Zoom link and log in details will be emailed to delegates 24 hours prior to the event.

If you have not received the login details in advance, contact Sharon Bell m. 07951 044876  sharon.bell@psni.org.uk  (please check your junk email in the first instance).


Preparation of Pharmacists for Public Appointment - Zoom workshop 17 May 2023

Course Outline

The workshop is designed to build the confidence and critical competency interview skills and techniques required to ensure success at interviews using a public appointment process, or equivalent.  Participants will learn how to prepare their application in a competency based way and respond to interview questions thus maximising their chances of success.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the training participants will:

  • Understand the appointment process
  • Know how to complete the application form
  • Bring content and structure to answers during interviews
  • Use each question as an opportunity to sell themselves
  • Create rapport with the interviewers and deliver natural answers
  • Control interview nerves and fears
  • Sell themselves successfully

Our event training partner is Una McSorley, Director of Marcomm, a training and development consultancy. Marcomm provides consultancy to chief executives, their boards and management teams

When: Wed 17 May, 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Where: Zoom

Admission is strictly by registration only.

Zoom link and log in details will be emailed to delegates 24 hours prior to the event.

If you have not received the login details in advance, contact Sharon Bell m. 07951 044876  sharon.bell@psni.org.uk  (please check your junk email in the first instance).


Pharmacy Champion 2-part training event

As a pharmacy champion you will be actively involved in the Pharmacy Futures NI campaign to Attract, Recruit, Retain pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

Pharmacy Forum NI are hosting training across two evening events to provide an insight into the role of a pharmacy champion. You will also have the opportunity to network in-person with other pharmacy champions.

Part 1:   Wednesday 26 April 7.30pm – 9.30pm

Part 2:  Wednesday 10 May, 7.30pm – 9.30pm

Doors open 6.45pm.  Light refreshments will be available and there will be the opportunity to network before the event commences.

Where:   The HSC Leadership Centre, The Beeches, 12 Hampton Manor, Belfast BT7 3EN (both evenings)

Learning Outcomes:

By completing the two sessions you will …

  • Have an insight into the role of being a pharmacy champion
  • Develop your skills to support the role
  • Understand the shared resources available to you
  • Collectively identify opportunities to positively promote pharmacy NI
  • Gain influencing, communication and leadership skills
  • Networking opportunities to promote pharmacy careers

We look forward to meeting you.


WORKSHOP : Sat 13 May 2023 Foundation Training 2-Step Calculations Course

This in-person workshop is the final part of the Foundation Training Calculations Revision Course 2023   

Note: only those already registered for the full course can book the workshop

Before attending this in-person session you must complete the pre-coursework practice questions and have watched the teaching videos. This ensures you get the best from this session.

At this workshop you will complete further practice questions to apply your learning. It will also give you the opportunity to address anything you do not understand or want clarified in relation to the practice questions or calculations course.

 


WORKSHOP : Sat 20 May 2023 Foundation Training 2-Step Calculations Course

This in-person workshop is the final part of the Foundation Training Calculations Revision Course 2023   

Note: only those already registered for the full course can book the workshop

Before attending this in-person session you must complete the pre-coursework practice questions and have watched the teaching videos.

At this workshop you will complete further practice questions to apply your learning. It will also give you the opportunity to address anything you do not understand or want clarified in relation to the practice questions or calculations course.