Clinical Pharmacists

What is a Clinical Pharmacist?

Clinical Pharmacists work directly as part of your GP team to make sure your medicines help you to get better and stay well. Having a Clinical Pharmacist in our GP team means the best person can treat you to meet your needs. 

packets of medication
pharmacist providing medication to a patient

What can a pharmacist do for me?

  • Review your medications.
  • Agree and make chnges to your prescriptions.
  • Provide advice on medications and possible side effects.
  • Arrange blood tests.
  • Carry out discharge reviews on any medications given after a stay in hospital.
  • Advise on the use of medications during pregnancy and whilst breast feeding.
  • Review your medications to manage long-term conditions such as asthma, diabetes, hypertension, and heart failure.
  • Provide advice on self-help information on health concerns such as hay- fever, conjunctivitis, coughs, colds, fever and more.