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Professional Development Award (PDA)


22-August-2018

Assessment and Supply of Individual Patients' Medicines

NES will continue to provide funding to support pharmacy technicians to undertake the SVQ units within the PDA in assessment and supply of individual patients’ medicines with Edinburgh College, for the 2018-19 academic session. There will be flexibility whereby pharmacy technicians can undertake all or some of the SVQ units within the PDA group award, depending on their job role.

The PDA consists of:

  • Final Accuracy Checking by Pharmacy Technicians 1 (H9NP 34)
  • Final Accuracy Checking by Pharmacy Technicians 2 (H9NR 34)
  • The following 3 SVQ units:

For information contact Val Findlay, National Coordinator Pharmacy Support, NES.