Benefits of GP Pharmacists

Levels of Pharmacist

Entry Level Pharmacist

Some of the pre-requisites we look for during procurement:

  • Community and/or Hospital pharmacy experience.
  • 2 years post registration experience (preferable).
  • Proven experience of working extensively with patients to manage long term/ acute conditions.
  • Can work independently or part of a team.
  • Experience with public health campaigns including flu vaccinations and clinics.
  • Experience with care homes, nursing homes and domiciliary where possible.
  • Accreditations with Safeguarding of Children and Vulnerable Adults.
  • Experience with Minor Ailments Scheme and provision.

Advantages

  • Can be trained in house or out sourced to our training company.
  • Pharmacist can be developed according to GP practice requirements.
  • Can be utilised in a Medicines Review or Medicines Optimisation role.

Advanced / Senior Pharmacist

Some of the pre-requisites we look for during procurement:

  • Community and/or Hospital pharmacy experience.
  • Minimum 2 years post registration experience.
  • Previous experience of working within GP practices (where possible)
  • Holds a clinical diploma and/or general practice postgrad degree.
  • Holds or working towards an Independent Prescribing qualification.
  • Expertise in clinical medical reviews.
  • Expertise in medicines reconciliation, hospital discharges and admissions.
  • Familiar with Repeat prescribing.
  • Familiar with Clinical audits, reviews and PDSA cycles.
  • Can manage practice formularies and cost effective/safe prescribing.
  • Can run clinics, act within MI roles and decipher pathology results.

Advantages

  • Minimal training required.
  • Pharmacist can quickly become part of the multi disciplinary healthcare team.
  • Can be utilised in Independent prescribing roles outside of Medicines Optimisation.