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Pharmacy Services

We have a team of staff working within an inhouse pharmacy based at St Marys' Hospital issuing stock and dispensing individual patient supplies for inpatient wards in the Portsmouth area for both Solent NHS Trust and some wards managed by Southern NHS Trust. We also provide medicines related support and advice to wards and services within the trust, supporting patients to effectively manage their own medication.

Referral Criteria

Inpatients who are having difficulty managing their medicines

Clinical queries from staff working within Solent NHS Trust

You can refer In person to a member of the ward based pharmacy team. Via phone or email

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Contact Information

Contact Clare World / Lynne Coward
Phone 02380698503
Fax 02380698448
E-mail SNHS.MedicinesManagementAdmin@nhs.net
Address Western Community Hospital, William Macleod Way, Millbrook, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 4XE
 

Opening Hours

Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Service Locations

Medicines Management Team [click to view]

Phone 02392683305
Address Medicines management team, St James Hospital, Locksway Rd, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO4 8LD
 

Opening Hours

Monday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Medicines Management Team [click to view]

Medicines Management Team

Phone 02380698503
Address Western Community Hospital, William Macleod Way, Millbrook, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 4XE
 

Opening Hours

Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Pharmacy Department [click to view]

dispensary and distribution

Phone 023 92680280
Address St Marys Hospital, Milton road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO36AD
 

Opening Hours

Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Additional Information for Health Professional

Full service description

 The team consists of Pharmacists ,  Technicians  and Pharmacy Assistants  who work with clinical staff to provide medicines related advice, both on inpatient wards and to a variety of other clinics and units. The team disseminate medicines related alerts and guidance in accordance with local formularies, ensuring safe high quality prescribing practice within the trust.

We have an inhouse pharmacy based at St Mary's Hospital who supply stock and individual patient supplies to Solent NHS Trust wards in the local area and some units managed by Southern NHS Foundation Trust.

 The team works closely with University Hospitals Southampton Foundation trust and Portsmouth Hospitals Trust ensuring the efficient supply of medication to our units. We also liaise closely with local CCGs and community pharmacies ensuring smooth transfer and discharge of pateints.

Our prescribing choices are guided by NICE recommendations and local prescribing formularies and guidance.

 The trust has a comprehensive set of PGDs which are produced in liaison with the Medicines Management Team and used by nursing and therapy staff with extend roles. The team also provides support for the Non-Medical Prescribers within the trust and provides medicines training to all clinical staff.

 Inpatient units receive a patient focussed pharmacy service, with patients being assessed for their ability to manage their medicines at home. Where appropriate, adjustments are made to enable patients to be as independent as possible with their treatment. Patients are encouraged to use the medication and choice website, particularly on the mental health units.

Referral Criteria

Inpatients who are having difficulty managing their medicines

Clinical queries from staff working within Solent NHS Trust

You can refer In person to a member of the ward based pharmacy team. Via phone or email

Clinical Lead Contact Info

Clinical Lead Sarah Nolan
Clinical Lead Title Deputy Chief Pharmacist
Clinical Lead Phone 02392 680651
Clinical Lead Address Pharmacy Department, St Mary's Community Health Campus, Milton Rd Portsmouth
Clinical Lead Postcode PO3 6AD
Clinical Lead e-mail sarahnolan@nhs.net

Service Manager Contact Info

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