Pharmacists have a lot to offer in general practice and play a valuable role as part of a multi-disciplinary team. The national steer is to utilise their clinical skills and integrate pharmacists into the NHS through employment in GP surgeries.
There are many benefits to appointing a pharmacist to your team including patient satisfaction, improved medicines optimisation, prescribing savings and the release of GPs time for more complex patients.
Pharmacy technicians are an emerging role in general practice and play a valuable role as part of a multi-disciplinary team, particularly supporting healthcare professionals to focus on clinical care. The role complements clinical pharmacists in GP surgeries, especially where their responsibilities are advancing in patient facing tasks.
There are many benefits to appointing a pharmacy technician to your team including patient satisfaction, improved repeat medication work flow, medicines optimisation, prescribing savings and medication safety.
- A Day in the Life of a Pharmacy Professional
- Why does General Practice need a Pharmacist?
- Why does General Practice need a Pharmacy Technician?
Pharmacy roles in other settings
Please visit HEE Pharmacy South pages for information about pharmacy roles in other settings.
Further learning and development opportunities
To find out about further learning and development opportunities available to Pharmacists, please visit the Learning and Development page.
Wellbeing and support
To find out about wellbeing and support provided within Wessex, please visit the Wellbeing and Support page.