Strike action on Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 February

Strike action on Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 February
With the impact of the upcoming strike action on Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th February at Kettering General Hospital, we have stepped down some planned services and those patients affected will be contacted directly by our hospital. If you have not been contacted, please attend your appointment as planned. Our hospital remains open. As always, if you need urgent medical care or advice, please visit to ensure you are using the right service for your symptoms. Corby Urgent Care Centre are open and provide treatment for minor injuries and minor illness for the local community. Thank you for your ongoing support ❤️

Pharmacy Department and Services

Photo of Pharmacy Team standing near robot dispenser

Your medicines, our priority
Members of our Pharmacy Team with Pharmacy robot

Our Team

The Pharmacy Team provide a high quality, professional pharmacy service to in-patients and out-patients.  The service is responsive to the needs of patients and is developing the use of IT to improve patient safety and efficiency. The team is made up of pharmacists, medicines management technicians, pharmacy technicians, dispensers, assistant technical officers (ATOs), administrative and clerical staff, providing a range of services involving:
  • Dispensing hospital prescriptions for in-patients, out-patients and discharge patients
  • Aseptic Dispensing of chemotherapy
  • Prescription surveillance and Clinical Pharmacy advice
  • Distribution of medicines to wards and departments
  • Formulary Management
  • Medicines Information to answer enquiries and produce guidance in conjunction with Northampton General Hospital
  • Quality Assurance of medicines and environments
  • Training and Development for pharmacy staff and others

Coming into Hospital

Please bring with you any medicines that you take including any over the counter medicines or complementary medicines.  Please hand these to the staff member caring for you when you come to the hospital.