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Independent prescriber Training 21/22


Contractors will have received/ will shortly receive information from their LHB in respect of accessing Independent Prescriber training this year.
  • Community pharmacy places have been increased to 60 for 2021/22 (previously 50)
The breakdown of places for community pharmacy IP courses are as follows:
Health Board or trust Places allocated for CP
Aneurin Bevan 11
Betsi Cadwaladr 13
Cardiff & Vale 9
Cwm Taf Morgannwg 9
Hywel Dda 8
Powys 2
Swansea Bay 8
Total 60
  • Pharmacists can choose to study the programme in one of the five universities in Wales offering the programmes, but usually the health board directs to specific courses. Detail on the different courses can be found here.
  • The training bursary to support pharmacist release has been increased this year to £3000
  • Closing date for applications varies across Health Boards – please contact community pharmacy lead for more information (most LHBs have a closing date mid-late May 2021)