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Information for People who use our Services

The Pharmacy service is provided from five separate pharmacies:

 

Based at St Chad's House, and staffed by employees of our Trust.

Dispensary Services: Kerry Harris
Tel 01785 783118 or Ext 8561
email: kerry-jane.harris@sssft.nhs.uk

Service Comprises:

  • Ward top-up
  • Pharmacist ward visits
  • Leave/Discharge dispensing
  • Individual in-patient dispensing (Forensic unit)
  • Supply to Sexual Health and Inclusion Teams at the specified locations
  • Medicines Information (on request)
  • Clozapine monitoring/dispensing service

Based at The Redwoods Centre, and staffed by employees of our Trust.

Dispensary Services: Kerry Harris
Tel 01743 210007
email: kerry-jane.harris@sssft.nhs.uk

Service Comprises:

  • Ward top-up/ in-patient dispensing (including some regular compliance aid work)/leave and discharge dispensing to all wards on site.
  • Partial in-patient dispensing to off-site wards plus leaves and discharge
  • Pharmacist ward visits to all wards on-site
  • Education to staff/ service users and counselling on an ad-hoc basis in the variety of settings.
  • Ward rounds/Multidisciplinary team meetings
  • CMHTs at the specified locations - no supply except in emergencies/visits, and then on an ad-hoc basis
  • Medicines Information (on request)
  • Clozapine monitoring/dispensing service

Based at Queen's Hospital, Burton upon Trent, and staffed by employees of Burton Hospitals NHS Trust

Tel 01283 566333 Ext 5638

Service Comprises:

  • Ward top-up
  • Out-patient dispensing
  • Pharmacist ward visits
  • Leave/Discharge dispensing
  • Pharmacist attendance at multi-disciplinary team meetings
  • Supply to CMHTs at the specified locations
  • Medicines Information (on request)
  • Clozapine monitoring/dispensing service
  • Pharmacist input into patient groups (ad hoc)

Based at Sir Robert Peel Hospital, and staffed by employees of Burton Hospitals NHS Trust

Tel 01827 263800 ext 8327

Service Comprises:

  • Ward top-up (East and West Wing)
  • Leave/Discharge dispensing
  • Pharmacist ward (clinical) visits (East and West wing)
  • Clozapine monitoring/dispensing service
  • Medicines Information (on request)
  • Provision to Cherry Orchard/CMHTs

Based at Samuel Johnson Hospital, and staffed by employees of Burton Hospitals NHS Trust Lead Mental Health

Pharmacist: Eamon Boyle,
01543 412904,
eamon.boyle@burtonft.nhs.uk

Service Comprises:

  • Out-patient dispensing
  • Clozapine monitoring/dispensing service
  • Medicines Information (on request)
  • Provision to CMHTs

 

link to Choice-Medication website You can find out about conditions, treatments, medicines and side effects by visiting this website.

 

Other useful information can be found by using the links below;

 

 Medicines management: Everybody's business

A Department of Health publication which aims to empower service users and carers to ask relevant questions about medication and have their views taken into account and to help health and social care practitioners improve their person-centred approach in the area of medicines management

 

 The Royal College of Psychiatrist's website

Readable, user-friendly and evidence-based information on various mental health problems, treatments and other topics, regularly updated by psychiatric experts

 

 HeadMeds

HeadMeds gives young people in England general information about medication

 

 Medicines in Pregnancy

Information about medicines in pregnancy

 

Understanding your medicines               

Link to NHS Choices website

 

Lithium

NHS information about Lithium

 

Clozaril

Patient Handbook on Clozaril

 

Helping to Make Medicines Safer

The Yellow Card Scheme, run by the MHRA and the Commission on Human Medicines, is used to collect information from both health professionals and the general public on suspected side effects.

 

Easy Read Information

easyread

Information on medicines in easy read and audio recordings

 

 

 

 

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