Wherever you find medicines, you may find a member of the pharmacy team. This could be in a hospital, supermarket, high street pharmacy, nursing home, doctors’ surgery, NHS 111 call centre or even visiting you in your own home. Different members of the pharmacy team have different skills and qualifications which they use to provide ‘person-centred care’.
This is about helping individuals to use their medicines safely and to stay healthy for longer.
The Pharmacy team is made up of Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians. Some teams will also have Pharmacy assistants, project and information technology leads, Smoking cessation officers and clerical officers, depending on where they work.