medication training

It’s what we do… it’s all we do

Training company accredited by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Experts in medication training

Poor medicines management systems, complacency, and poor training can lead to medication errors, safeguarding investigations, harm, and even death.

Reducing medication errors requires expert training delivered by specialists. The Medication Training Company (formerly Prescription Training) is the UK’s leading specialist provider of accredited medication training and consultancy for care workers, health professionals, schools and local authorities.

We teach and assess both the knowledge and practical skills needed to administer and manage medicines competently to reduce medication errors, and improve inspection ratings. We are committed to providing the highest standard of medication training and consultancy in the UK. We also provide medication audits, investigate medication errors and write medication policies.

Dedicated bespoke training

  • Our entire focus is on one area: medication training
  • Courses are accredited by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
  • Our training has shown to reduce medication errors by 36% (by Hampshire County Council)
  • Our training has been shown to increase CQC ratings
  • We provide practical medicines workshops that assess competence
  • A choice of formats: workshops, online medication training modules or distance learning
  • Our combination of formats give you the flexibility to purchase individual materials
  • Or combine together to create a comprehensive learning package tailored to you
  • Training is available across the UK and Ireland
  • Delivered by an expert team of pharmacists and nurses (with formal teaching qualifications)
  • Our medication training enables you to comply with CQC and NICE guidelines.

Practical Workshops

Delivered face-to-face by experienced pharmacists and nurses at your workplace or as open courses

Virtual Medicines Round

We test a learner’s competence by presenting different medicines and corresponding medicines charts

Epilepsy Training

Teaches epilepsy awareness and how to administer buccal midazolam and rectal diazepam during a seizure.

Distance Learning

A stand-alone training module or as part of our practical workshops for a more comprehensive course

Train the Trainer

We’ll give you the tools to train your own team directly through our Certified Instructors Programme

Audit & Consultancy

Deep-dive comprehensive audits, medication policy work, and root cause investigation of medication errors

Upcoming Open Courses

Date/Time Event
07/11/2017
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Practical Competencies in Medicines Administration (PCMA®) - Half Day
Basepoint Business Centre (Shoreham-by-Sea), Shoreham-by-Sea West Sussex
07/11/2017
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Practical Competencies in Medicines Administration (PCMA®) Full Day
Basepoint Business Centre (Shoreham-by-Sea), Shoreham-by-Sea West Sussex
07/11/2017 - 09/11/2017
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Train the Trainers (Certified Instructor's Program) - Medicines Administration
Basepoint Business Centre (Shoreham-by-Sea), Shoreham-by-Sea West Sussex
08/11/2017
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Assessing Staff Competence to Administer Medication and Managing Medication Errors
Basepoint Business Centre (Shoreham-by-Sea), Shoreham-by-Sea West Sussex