Strategy

Our charitable object is: To advance education in the practice of mental health pharmacy and to promote and disseminate research for the public benefit, in all aspects of that subject

Strategy Statement

Advancing Practice in Mental Health Pharmacy

Strategy areas for Delivery Plan

  • Leading the way in Education and Research for Mental Health Pharmacy
  • Making sure Mental Health Pharmacy is represented by members who are well informed
  • Sharing our expertise in Mental Health Pharmacy

Delivery Plan

  1. Leading the way in Education and Research for Mental Health Pharmacy
    1. What are we doing now?
      1. Yearly conference
      2. Psych 1
      3. Psych 2
      4. Psych Techs
      5. Working with CPPE
      6. Providing Bursaries for Education and Research
      7. Running a Research Awards programme
    2. What we plan for the future
      1. Accreditation of courses run by other organisations
      2. Further development work as an RPS affiliated partner
  2. Making sure Mental Health Pharmacy is represented by members who are well informed
    1. What are we doing now?
      1. Credentialing and re-credentialling
      2. Psych Bites Newsletter
      3. CMHPUK egroup
      4. Speaking at conferences
      5. Sharing information using social media
    2. What we plan for the future
      1. Widening the range of people that can apply for credentialing
  1. Sharing our expertise in Mental Health Pharmacy
    1. What are we doing now?
      1. Attending meetings with organisations who work with the NHS in setting standards for use of medication in mental health settings
      2. Being an affiliated partner with the RPS
      3. Reviewing the content of website with mental health medication information, such as the Choice and Medication and Young Minds HeadMeds
      4. Responses to requests from journalists by credentialed, media trained members

Updated 19/07/17