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

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.
You will be taken to TRAC, the UK's public sector recruitment website. 

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Staff image Did you know?

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