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Prescribing Adviser

The role of the Prescribing Adviser is to provide pharmaceutical support and advice on safe and cost-effective prescribing, that is consistent and of a high quality, to various individuals in the relevant primary care locality and to the unit lead clinician and the management team. To influence and implement change in prescribing practice in line with the Primary Care prescribing strategy and the NHS Lanarkshire strategy for medicines management. The Prescribing Management Team is responsible for strategic and operational advice across primary care in all matters relating to prescribing and medicines management. Applicants must have a Master’s Degree in Pharmacy and be registered with the GPhC. A post-graduate Diploma/MSC in Clinical Pharmacy/Prescribing Science is desirable.

Informal enquiries regarding the post will be welcomed by Anne Milne, Deputy Lead Pharmacist Prescribing Management on.

If you have any queries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please contact Jenna Maclarty, Recruitment Administrator on.

Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert once a sufficient amount of applications are received. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage.

Whilst this advertisement may be for a specific post(s) in a particular location, applicants who are shortlisted for interview may be considered for similar vacancies in alternative locations.

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