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Pharmacy Requirements - Wales

Thinking of locuming in 2023 in Wales? 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 Wales:

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

NADEX Registration

NADEX registration is now to be completed via your NCSA (National Clinical Services Accreditation ) page on your learning dashboard at Once logged in to your account click on “learning dashboard”, then “NCSA”.

You will need to complete all of the “generic skills and competencies” on NCSA, and submit the Generic Skills and Competencies submission form to provide any service. Complete and submit a DBS check. (NWSSP will contact you once you submit a declaration form on NCSA for a service where DBS is required)

Complete the NADEX listing form on your NCSA page - without this you cannot access the Choose pharmacy platform to provide services. (You will need to await confirmation of your NADEX login before you can access Choose Pharmacy to provide CAS, DMR, EMS, EC, STTT and flu.)

Guidance on obtaining a NADEX Password

You will require the following details in order to login to the Choose Pharmacy application:

Choose Pharmacy Requirements: Display name, NHS Window Login, Incident Number

In order to obtain your password to your NADEX account, please contact the Primary Care Service Desk (PCSD) on 0333 200 8048 and quote the above incident number. When in receipt of your password, please complete the Choose Pharmacy sign up process by accessing the Pharmacist sign in page on the front screen of the application.

Your account will then be authorised by your Health Board service delegate and you will be notified via email when your account is activated. If you have any problems please contact your Health Board service delegate.

You have also been allocated an NHS email address, which you can use in line with the NHS Wales Informatics Service email guidance. The password for this account will be the same as for your NADEX account. This email address will be used to confirm activation of your Choose Pharmacy account and will be used to send forgotten password reminders if needed.

NADEX information

If you have any queries relating to accreditation please contact either:

  • Paula Bainbridge on 01792 607423 for queries relating to Betsi Cadwaladr, Cwm Taf, Hywel Dda & Powys Health Board
  • Paula Curry on 01792 607215 for queries relating to Abertawe Bro Morgannwg, Aneurin Bevan & Cardiff & Vale Health Boards.

All other queries should be directed to the relevant service delegate or Primary Care Service Desk 0333 200 8048 as appropriate.

Once you have completed the above steps, please sign the declaration below to confirm that you have a NADEX login.

NADEX Declaration

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Posted on 13 March 2023 by Aoife McPadden
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