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Kiera Dwyer

Kiera Dwyer has shown determination, dedication and commitment to achieve a series of qualifications to support the community pharmacy where she works in Abercynon.

Kiera, 24, from Rhydyfelin, Pontypridd, who has Irlen Syndrome, also known as visual stress, has taken on extra responsibility to allow pharmacists at Sheppards Pharmacy, part of the Avicenna group, more time to deal with front line patients, resulting in rating of up to 100% from patients.

She completed a Pre-registration Pharmacy Technician Training Programme Apprenticeship which included a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science through awarding body Pearson and a City & Guilds Level 3 in Pharmacy Service Skills.

The apprenticeship was delivered by Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) supported by ALS Training.