Industrial Action

Image used on the website Industrial Action by Junior Doctors between 24 and 28 February 2024
Junior Doctors will strike from 7am on Saturday 24 February until 11.59pm on Wednesday 28 February. Action is likely to cause long waits in Emergency Departments.
If it’s not a life-threatening emergency, get the help you need via:
• 111.nhs.uk can support you at home or direct you to the best service for you
• Your pharmacy can help with over the counter medicines, emergency contraception and minor illnesses
• Mental health support, please contact 0800 448 0828
• Corby Urgent Care Centre can help treat lacerations, cuts, sprains, trains, minor burns and wounds
• For medical attention please contact your GP practice as normal.

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.