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.