Inspection outcome: Standards met
Last inspection: 02/03/2020
This is a community pharmacy situated on a major road through Pemberton, in the borough of Wigan. The pharmacy dispenses NHS prescriptions, private prescriptions and sells over-the-counter medicines. It also provides a range of services including seasonal flu vaccinations, a minor ailment service and emergency hormonal contraception. The pharmacy supplies medicines in multi-compartment compliance aids for some people to help them take the medicines at the right time.
Inspection summary findings
Principle 1. Governance
The pharmacy team follows written procedures, and this helps to maintain the safety and effectiveness of the pharmacy’s services. The pharmacy keeps the records it needs to by law. And members of the team are given training so that they know how to keep private information safe. They record things that go wrong and discuss them to help identify learning and reduce the chances of similar mistakes happening again.
Principle 2. Staff
There are enough
staff to manage the pharmacy's workload and they are appropriately trained for
the jobs they do. Members of the pharmacy team complete regular training to
help them keep their knowledge up to date.
Principle 3. Premises
The pharmacy premises are suitable for the
services provided. A consultation room is
available to enable private conversations.
Principle 4. Services, including medicines management
pharmacy's services are easy to access. It gets its medicines from recognised
sources, stores them appropriately and carries out regular checks to help make
sure that they are in good condition. The
pharmacy provides services safely, and additional checks are carried out when
higher-risk medicines are supplied to ensure they are being used appropriately.
Principle 5. Equipment and facilities
Members of the pharmacy team have access to the equipment they need for the services they provide. And they maintain the equipment so that it is safe to use.
765-767 Ormskirk Road
What do the inspection outcomes mean?
After an inspection each pharmacy receives one overall outcome. This will be either Standards met or Standards not all met
|The pharmacy has met all the standards for registered pharmacies|
|The pharmacy has not met one or more of the standards for registered pharmacies|
What do the summary findings for each principle mean?
The standards for registered pharmacies are made up of five principles. The pharmacy will also receive one of four possible findings for each of these principles. These are:
|The pharmacy delivers an innovative service and benefits the whole community and performs well against the standards|
|The pharmacy delivers positive outcomes for patients and performs well against most of the standards|
|The pharmacy meets all the standards|
|The pharmacy has not met one or more standards|