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Corby Urgent Care Unit NN17 2URYou can often use Corby Urgent Care Centre if your healthcare need is urgent but not life-threatening? They’re open between 8am and 8pm, every day.

You can also go to 111.nhs.uk for expert advice and direction to the right service to help you.

 

Pharmacy

In our modern, automated department we have a number of different staff working within the team, such as:

  • Pharmacists – Registered healthcare professionals with the Royal Pharmaceutical Council. Our Pharmacists can be in rotational, specialist or managerial posts. Did you know that Pharmacists can prescribe medication? Our aim is to train all of our senior Pharmacists to become prescribers.
  • Pharmacy Technicians – Registered healthcare professionals with the Royal Pharmaceutical Council. The majority of our technicians are in clinical, medicines management positions who provide support to patients, nurses, doctors, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals around medication.
  • Pharmacy Support Workers and Assistants
  • Admin team

We have a team of over 100 staff, who all have varied roles. If you are interested in working in our department, we would recommend that you contact the recruiting manager linked to a specific job vacancy to provide a tour of the department and find out more before you apply. We offer ‘Educational Placements’ for individuals wanting to find out more about what the role of pharmacists and technicians involves.

Meet ‘Bob – the Pharmacy Robot’! The department is lucky to have two new robots installed to facilitate our dispensing processes.

Preparing Chemotherapy Our aseptics department produce and supply chemotherapy to our patients. The picture below shows a member of staff making an infusion of chemotherapy in one of the isolators.
 
We have clearly defined career progression opportunities for those wishing to excel in the field of pharmacy. See our career development pathway for pharmacists and technicians. See our career development pathway for Pharmacists and Technicians.
 
For further information please use see our current opportunities.

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Staff image Did you know?

Kettering General Hospital Pharmacy employs 107 members of staff (September 2020)