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Pharmacy

Pharmacy

The hospital’s pharmacy services include a medicines information 

service, a ward-based clinical pharmacy service, aseptic and non-sterile

production services and outpatient and inpatient dispensing.

What we offer 

The core services that the pharmacy department offer include:

·         Clinical Services

o   Ward & Clinic Support

o   Quality Improvement Projects

o   Specialist Pharmacists in areas such as:

§  Acute Medicine

§  Elderly Medicine

§  Surgery

§  Women’s Health

§  Paediatrics

§  Oncology

§  Anticoagulation

§  HIV & Sexual Health

§  Antibiotics

§  Accident & Emergency

§  Critical Care

§  Medication Safety

§  Education & Training

·         Patient Services

o   Inpatient & Outpatient dispensary

·         Technical Services

o   Quality Assurance and Aseptics

·         Medicines Information

o   Medication related enquires from patients and healthcare professionals

 

Key staff

 

  • Tejal Patel, Acting Chief Pharmacist
  • Allan Stein, Acting Deputy Chief Pharmacist
  • Philippa Godsalve, Dispensary Manager​

 

Education and training

Education and Training is a key priority of the pharmacy department with over 20 trainees rotating through various areas within pharmacy and the Trust. The Education & Training team is committed to delivering high quality education and training and strives to offer innovative ways to produce highly skilled Pharmacy staff who provide excellent healthcare and health improvements for our patients.

We currently take part in the steering groups for the 5 year MPharm and Integrated Vocational Training for Foundation Pharmacists as well as acting as a pilot site for Integrated Training for Pre-Registration Pharmacy Technicians. We also offer the Level 2 Pharmacy Services Assistant Apprenticeship for those looking to pursue a career in Pharmacy.

 

Pre-Registration Pharmacists (PRP)

We currently offer 6 full time PRP positions, with a further 2 PRP positions split with Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust.

For more information on the PRP Program please click here

PRP recruitment is a national process via the Oriel systemhttps://www.oriel.nhs.uk

Pre-Registration Trainee Pharmacy Technicians (PTPT)

We currently offer 8 full time PTPT positions who will work towards obtaining the BTEC Level 3 Diploma in the Principles and Practice for Pharmacy Technicians qualification and will rotate through various services within the NMUH pharmacy department as well as cross sector into Community Pharmacy and Care Homes within the local area.

We are proud to be a part of the Health Education England (HEE) National PTPT Integrated Training pilot having secured 1 of the 48 funded places nationally. This will enable us to develop PTPTs with a broader skill set, allowing them to better support service delivery to patients and the public across all healthcare systems and sectors.

Applications for 2020 will open soon.

Pharmacy Summer Students

We currently select two, third year pharmacy students for a voluntary 2 week placement over the summer period. This placement gives the selected candidate experience of hospital pharmacy and secondary care.

Applications for 2020 are now closed.

Pharmacy Apprenticeships

We offer the Level 2 Pharmacy Services Assistant apprenticeship to those looking to pursue a career in Pharmacy. Our apprenticeship programme is aimed to improve staff recruitment, training and retention and have enabled many of our local community to receive training and development opportunities.

Please check https://www.healthjobsuk.com/ for current Pharmacy apprenticeship vacancies. For more information on other apprenticeships within the Trust visit our website: http://www.northmid.nhs.uk/

Pharmacy Summer Students

We currently select two, third year pharmacy students for a voluntary 2 week placement over the summer period. This placement gives the selected candidate exposure to hospital pharmacy.

Applications for 2020 are now closed.

Contact us:

Outpatient dispensary

Phone: 020 8887 2548


Opening times:

Monday to Friday    9.30am-4.30pm (excludes bank holidays)
Saturday                 9.30am-12noon

The outpatient dispensary is in the main building, level 0, in the outpatients clinic. 

Medicines information 

Contact medicines information for any questions about taking medicines prescribed by the hospital. 

Phone: 020 8887 2621 

Opening times

Monday to Friday 10-4pm (excludes bank holidays) 

Education and training team

Dean Selway-Abbott

Lead Pharmacist Education and Training

Email – deanselway.abbott@nhs.net

Joan Mendez

Chief Pharmacy Technician: Medicines Management and Education, Training & Development

Email - joan.mendez@nhs.net

Page last updated February 2020