Hi, my name is Heidi, the clinical pharmacist at Southborough Lane Surgery, also working for the FIVE ELMS PCN. I have been qualified as a pharmacist for 9 years. My background is community pharmacy. I am also an Independent prescriber.
My key responsibilities:
Provide primary support to general practice staff with regards to prescription and medication queries
Provide information to patients with questions, queries and concerns about their medicines
Undertake structured medication reviews, support and manage patients with long-term conditions and polypharmacy, review the on-going needs for each medicine and monitoring needs.
Make appropriate recommendations for medicine improvement
Review, maintain and update clinical records as required
Set up repeat dispensing service for patients who have regular medicines
High risk drug monitoring to ensure patient safety
Reconcile and review medicines following discharge from hospitals