Funding available: Workforce training and development bursaries for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians

Bursaries are available to support pharmacists and pharmacy technicians across our region the South West) by funding specific courses to support workforce development.

The following bursaries available:


Bursary For Sector of practice Funds available per pharmacist/pharmacy technician
Advanced Clinical Practice Pharmacists Acute sector, primary care and mental health £2000
Postgraduate Diplomas Pharmacists All sectors

£2500 for Y1/Y2

£5000 for both Y1 and Y2

Independent Prescribing Pharmacists All sectors £2500
Advanced Education & Training for Pharmacy Technicians Pharmacy Technicians All sectors £2500

Details of the funding available can be found within the application forms, or in the accompanying leaflet for the advanced clinical practice (pharmacists) and advanced education & training for pharmacy technicians bursaries.

Please could you cascade to relevant individuals in your teams/networks.

Please could individuals complete the application forms for the relevant bursaries and send to with the name of the bursary in the subject line by Friday 19th February 2021. Please ensure all the information is completed and sent by the deadline.

HEE South Pharmacy will review all the applications during w/c 22nd February, and applicants will be notified of the outcome during w/c 1st March 2021.

Once accepted, we will ask employers to raise invoices asap for these funds. Please note the bursaries (for PgD, Independent Prescribing, and Pharmacy Technician Education & Training) have to be paid to employers this financial year (i.e. by March 2021). Please note all bursary funds will be transferred to employers and not directly to HEIs/providers of the training courses.