The South West Product Approval Accreditation Programme is a regional scheme that has been developed to deliver a functional and high-quality training and assessment programme for individuals who carry out the task of “product approval” for aseptic products, prepared within hospital pharmacies under section 10 exemption from the Medicines Act 1968.
The programme addresses the training requirements of both pharmacists and suitably trained and experienced, registered pharmacy technicians. As a result, the accreditation must be applied alongside an operating framework that ensures that pharmacist supervision and other governance and safety requirements are fulfilled.
The South West Product Approval Accreditation Programme was launched in January 2013.
The Product Approval Accreditation Programme consists of:
The course will run twice a year and is open to applications from within and outside the South West.
For further information, please contact: Ellen Williams: Ellen.Williams2@UHBristol.nhs.uk tel: 0117 342 6677.
SW Product Approval Accreditation Programme