The objectives of the review were to complete an analysis of the current pharmacy workforce in Northern Ireland, describe a workforce model to support HSC transformation, and make recommendations regarding the commissioning of pharmacy pre-registration and post-registration training. The scope of the review included pharmacy practice in HSC settings, including community pharmacy, general practice and hospitals
This Workforce Review Report was produced by the Pharmacy Workforce Review Project Board and has been approved by the Department’s Workforce Strategy Programme Board. The Minister has read and noted this Workforce Review Report and the action plan for implementation. A Pharmacy Workforce Review steering group has been convened to oversee the progress of the implementation of the 17 key recommendations outlining the HSC pharmacy workforce needs over the next 10 years. Reports of the working of the group are linked below.