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East Midlands

A career in pharmacy in the Midlands

Pharmacy is a diverse and rewarding career focused on medicines, science, healthcare and public health 

Have you considered a career in pharmacy practice? If you are interested in science, healthcare and medicines you can find out more about becoming a pharmacist or pharmacy technician here.

A pharmacy career offers the chance to make a positive difference to people’s lives and wellbeing, by providing care in a wide range of settings, often at the heart of communities. As well as having an expert knowledge of medicines, you'll help prevent people getting sick by supporting healthy lifestyles. Access the HEE Pharmacy Careers Website or pharmacy Health Careers website for more information. 

Excellent pharmacy practice

A wide choice of pharmacy practice is offered by the Midlands, with community pharmacies, specialist and generalist NHS hospitals, trusts, and primary care networks working in eleven integrated care systems and GP practices.

Quality of life

The Midlands covers a diverse population of almost eight million people, with a mixture of rural and urban areas and learning environments. The region stretches from the Lincolnshire to Herefordshire. The Midlands comprises of eleven Integrated Care Systems.

These are:

  • Birmingham and Solihull
  • Black Country
  • Coventry and Warwickshire
  • Derby and Derbyshire
  • Herefordshire and Worcestershire
  • Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
  • Lincolnshire
  • Northamptonshire
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin
  • Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent

Thriving cities

The thriving cities of Birmingham, Leicester and Nottingham, Hereford and Lincoln boast a wide range of shops, restaurants, and bustling cultural and entertainment sectors.