There are so many great reasons to come and work for us, and on this page, you will find out more about some of the individual Pharmacy teams across NHS Dumfries & Galloway.
Throughout Dumfries & Galloway we have colleagues based in a variety of different environments across community, primary care and acute hospital settings. The Pharmacy teams work closely together across the region to provide an integrated service for patients.
Why work for NHS Dumfries & Galloway?
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We have a fully integrated, in-house Pharmacy team that supports Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary, Galloway Community Hospital and cottage hospitals throughout the region.
The team has implemented services to support the Health Board and develop staff internally to ensure they can ‘grow their own’ talent, maximising use of the skill mix at all opportunities. Team Pharmacy comprises of Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Pharmacy support workers and students across the different areas of the service.
The team offer the following services throughout our hospitals:
- Support dispensing and distribution
- Medicine information
- Clinical services.
Why work with us
Take a tour of our DGRI pharmacy department behind the scenes
Hear below about Pre-Registration Pharmacy training in NHS D&G
Accuracy Checking Technician
Why work with us
GP Practice based Pharmacy
The Pharmacy team within GP practices are part of The Community Health and Social Care Pharmacy Team are imbedded within GP practices and support people living in the community with their medication within Dumfries and Galloway across all four cluster areas, Annandale and Eskdale, Dumfries and Nithsdale, Stewarty and Wigtownshire.
The team are made up of:
- Support Workers
The team offer the following:
Discuss, review & prescribe medication to patients
Help manage long term health conditions
Check test results to ensure medicines are appropriate
Liaise with other health care partners to enhance patient care
Provide Specialist clinics
What are our aims?
Our overall aim is to provide a pharmacy led service delivering realistic patient-centred care, ensuring safe, effective and appropriate use of medicines within an integrated multidisciplinary team.