Inspiring leadership in pharmacy


  • Welcome
  • Introduction
  • Inspirational leadership simplified
  • Demonstrating trust
  • The alchemy of leadership
  • The 4Ps as a leadership journey
  • P = focus on people
  • P = being professional
  • Lead onward
  • Action & Evaluation


This CPD module is about inspirational leadership. It will consider the role of leadership in business, and the qualities required to become an inspirational leader.

There are many factors that contribute to successful leadership



  • To assist pharmacists and managers to understand the nature of inspiring leadership.


  • Describe the new context for leadership in a changing healthcare environment
  • Understand the need for inspirational leadership in the modern workplace and how to achieve it using the 3T model
  • Define the process of leadership development using the 4P process.

Contributing author: 

Steve Howard FCIPD FRPharmS, quality and regulatory director and superintendent pharmacist at Celesio UK 

About this module

Pharmacy needs strong managers, effective leaders and people with the right skills to drive the profession forward. With this in mind, P3 Business CPD modules are written as practical learning tools for use by anyone in the pharmacy team.

Continuing professional development (CPD) is a statutory requirement for pharmacists. Completion of the module will contribute to the nine pieces of CPD that must be recorded in a year, as stipulated by the GPhC.

Record your learning and how you applied it in your practice using the action and evaluation record at the end of this module, which will then be stored in your personal learning log. You must be registered on the website to do this.