What is Pharmacy Team?

Pharmacy technicians play an important role, complementing clinical pharmacists, community pharmacists and other health care colleagues. The purpose of the role is to lead improvements to maximise safe, cost effective best practice in prescribing to improve the quality of patient care.

How Pharmacy Team can help you...

What can Pharmacy Technicians do?


  • Complete medicines reconciliations post hospital discharge investigating queries with hospital departments and community pharmacies. Action medication changes on patient’s repeat lists (for prescriber sign off) and carry out de-prescribing and medication switches where appropriate.
  • Carry out audits and manage high risk drug monitoring, requesting bloods and reviewing doses
  • Consultations with patients regarding confusion or concerns about their medication and provide support including medication reminder charts and liaising with their community pharmacy
  • Identify patients eligible for SMRs, review their record to address any overdue bloods or monitoring, compliance concerns or potential issues for discussion. They then book the appointments and send out invites
  • Support our care homes by completing medication changes as well as highlighting patient’s in need of medication reviews. Support care home staff with education surrounding medication safety and optimisation, policy review and stock control.
  • Respond to general tasks regarding supply issues, formulary questions, brand requests and compliance concerns
  • Set up and synchronise batch prescriptions / eRD
  • Complete the Primary Care Pharmacy Education Pathway (PCPEP) through CPPE
  • Work across all sites of PCN
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How Farnham PCN delivers Pharmacy Team...

The Farnham PCN Pharmacy Technicians work across each of the PCN’s member practices

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