Inspection outcome: Standards met
Last inspection: 09/03/2020
The pharmacy is situated amongst other retail shops in the town of Llangefni, on the isle of Anglesey in Gwynedd. The pharmacy premises are easily accessible for people, with an automated entrance door and adequate space in the retail area. It has a consultation room available for private conversations. The pharmacy sells a range of over-the-counter medicines and dispenses both private and NHS prescriptions. And it supplies medication 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 has written procedures to help make sure the team provide services effectively. Members of the pharmacy team are clear about their roles and responsibilities. They know how to protect private information. And they record some things that go wrong. But they do not record all their mistakes, so they may miss some opportunities to improve.
Principle 2. Staff
The pharmacy has enough team members to manage its workload safely. The team members are trained and work effectively together. They are comfortable about providing feedback to their manager. The pharmacy enables its team members to act on their own initiative and use their professional judgement, to the benefit of people who use the pharmacy’s services.
Principle 3. Premises
The pharmacy is clean and tidy. It is a suitable place to provide healthcare. It has a consultation room so that people can have a conversation in private.
Principle 4. Services, including medicines management
The pharmacy’s services are accessible to most people and they are managed, so people receive their medicines safely. The pharmacy takes extra care when supplying some higher-risk medicines. It sources and stores medicines safely and carries out some checks to help make sure that medicines are in good condition and suitable to supply.
Principle 5. Equipment and facilities
Members of the pharmacy team have the equipment and facilities they need for the services they provide and they are used in a way that protects privacy.
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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|