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Compliance Documents for Locum Pharmacists in the UK

Compliance Documents for Locum Pharmacists in the UK

Thinking of locuming in 2023? In order to get set up and book shifts with Clarity Locums, pharmacists will need to make sure they are fully compliant in the regions they wish to work in. Below is a list of the relevant documents necessary to work as a locum pharmacist in each area of the UK.

Pharmacists in England and Wales

  • Proof of ID:
  1. Passport
  2. Additionally for Non UK or Non Irish locums - Right to Work Share Code (Access here)
  • DBS (Must be subscribed to the update service)
  1. More info on the update service can be found here.
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • Picture of Smart Card

*Please note for the below we will accept a certificate of completion by any provider or a declaration of competence as provided on the CPPE website. More info on this here.

  • Summary Care Records
  • Discharge Medicines Service
  • Community Pharmacy Consultation Service (CPCS) - Self-assessment here
  • Choose Pharmacy (Wales only) will need NADEX login to access - Declaration

 

Pharmacists in Scotland

  • Proof of ID:
  1. Passport
  2. Additionally for Non UK or Non Irish locums - Right to Work Share Code (Access here)
  • Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG Certificate)
  • Pharmacy First Certificate or self declaration - Declaration

 

Pharmacists in Northern Ireland 

  • Proof of ID:
  1. Passport
  2. Additionally for Non UK or Non Irish locums - Right to Work Share Code (Access here)
  • Access NI

 

Dispensers and Technicians

  • Proof of ID:
  1. Passport
  2. Additionally for Non UK or Non Irish locums - Right to Work Share Code (Access here)
  • NVQ Level 2 Dispensing (Dispensers only)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Principles and Practice for Pharmacy Technicians (Technicians only)
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance (Technicians only)
  • Access NI (Northern Ireland only)
  • Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG Certificate) (Scotland only)

Have any questions?

If you're unsure about anything you see on the list here, feel free to get in touch for help. Our compliance team can be reached at [email protected] or you can book a call with a member of our UK team below.

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Posted on 09 January 2023 by Hannah Phipps
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