Clinical Pharmacist

 

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