What can you stop doing?



This CPD module is about the effective use of time and resources. It will consider how to prioritise tasks, successful delegation and time management.

Is it time to review how efficiently you work as a team?


  • To review how you work and decide if your time and resources could be managed better.


  • To consider the need for different working practices in your pharmacy
  • To review your team’s activity and prepare an action plan for change
  • To review the principles of effective delegation and time management.

Contributing author: 

Fin McCaul MRPharmS, managing director of Prestwich Pharmacy Ltd, Manchester, and Long Term Conditions lead for Bury Clinical Commissioning Group.

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.