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The pharmacy does not have adequately robust processes for managing the storage of its medicines, including in the fridge. And for checking expiry dates. There is evidence of out-of-date and inappropriately stored medicines on the shelves.
• Fridge Temperature checks and logs completed each day. All staff retrained on daily checks and escalation process.
• Colleagues to complete full date check of the dispensary and shop floor and all OOD stock to be removed and disposed of.
• Any medication found not to be in its original container will be removed and disposed of and staff retrained on this procedure.
• Date checking matrix to be in place and adhered to by the colleagues.