Driving pharmacy training and workforce development

Pharmacy Workforce Development South

Pharmacy Workforce Development South (PWDS) are a leading NHS Pharmacy Education & Training Provider and regional workforce development team. 

Hosted within University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW), PWDS work on behalf of South West NHS Hospital Trusts and in partnership with Health Education England South Pharmacy to meet the training and development needs of the pharmacy workforce across the South West, Thames Valley and Wessex regions.

PWDS programmes are also available to non-NHS organisations within the South regions and to the pharmacy workforce across the United Kingdom.

COVID-19 Response

PWDS is working with HEE and other partners to provide a system-wide response to COVID-19. We are working with our key stakeholders to support pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, trainees and the wider pharmacy workforce respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

What's Going On?

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Who We Support

PWDS design, develop and deliver education and training programmes, courses and events for:

HEE South School of Pharmacy Partnership

PWDS are proud to partner with HEE South School of Pharmacy​ to support the pharmacy workforce across the South to reach its full potential and maximise its contribution to improving patient care.

Quality Assurance

PWDS training programmes are developed to the highest standard and mapped to appropriate education standards and national frameworks including those provided by: