It is evident that hospital pharmacy technicians are playing an increasingly important supporting role as pharmacists are increasingly spending more time with patient consultations and engaging local stakeholders.The shift in emphasis from dispensing to healthcare provision has meant that the wider pharmacy team has to pull together – hospital pharmacy technicians capture the essence of this in everything that they do.
This award will recognise the winner’s important contribution to the hospital pharmacy technician profession.
The judges will be looking for those who can demonstrate promotion of the role of the hospital pharmacy technician and those who continue to champion excellence through forward thinking and innovation.
The winners’ achievements will be an inspiration to those pursuing innovative practice, to those striving to raise standards and to pharmacists who, through their professionalism, provide models for others within hospital pharmacy.
Judges will be looking for:
- Evidence of long-term, consistent dedication and outstanding achievements that have led to the advancement of the profession of pharmacy and public health
- Evidence of a large variety of skills, attributes and accomplishments
- Evidence of an individual strong in character, cumulative professional accomplishments and the ability to properly represent and model what pharmacy technicians as a profession encompass
- Evidence of an understanding of the goals of pharmacy and a significant contribution to achieving these goals.
Who can enter:
This category is open to all hospital pharmacy technicians working within the hospital sector in Ireland. Applications can be through nominating an individual or yourself.
Each submission will be judged by an independent judging panel.
All entries will be handled in the strictest confidence and will not be made available to any party not involved with judging the awards. If your entry is shortlisted, the awards organisers may wish to reproduce a summary of your entry, photographs and any other supporting materials in the finalists’ booklet or within other materials they produce to promote the awards including all press materials.