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Our dedicated clinical pharmacy team covers all 7 practices within the PCN and is made of the following:



Our Clinical Pharmacists are highly qualified experts in medicines and can help people in a range of ways. 

These can include:

Clinical leadership on medicines optimisation

Working with Care Home staff to improve the safety of medicine prescribing and administration.

Liaise with both hospital pharmacy and the community pharmacy team to improve patient care.

Carrying out Structured Medication Reviews for patients with ongoing health problems including those on multiple medicines to ensure they are being prescribed the best medication for their condition in a person centred consultation.

Give pharmaceutical advice to practices to aid in the development and implementation of new services.

Implement changes to medicines that result from safety alerts, product withdrawal and updates in local and national guidance.


Our Pharmacy Technicians main purpose is to optimise prescribing processes and services and improve the quality of patient care, under the guidance of the Clinical Pharmacist.

This can mean:

Supporting with the gathering and preparing of information for structured medication reviews, ensuring medications are correctly recorded on the GP systems when a patient leaves hospital to ensure the patient receives a high standard and continuity of care.

Auditing prescribed medication in response to changes to guidelines or safety alerts to ensure patients are made aware quickly so that changes can be made if necessary.

Pharmacy Technicians provide support to the General Practice with prescription/medication queries they may have.

Ensuring prescribing activities are efficient, safe and cost effective.


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