Networking for success



This CPD module is about using networking to increase your business skills and knowledge.  It will consider the importance of good networking and ways to improve your professional network.

Focus on building mutually beneficial relationships


  • To give an introduction to improving your networking skills and to help you gain greater confidence in your networking abilities.


  • Describe what networking is, what it is not and the potential benefits to your pharmacy business
  • Understand how to start networking and take the first steps in building a mutually productive network of contacts.

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.