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Haydons Pharmacy (1041245)

Inspection outcome: Standards met

Last inspection: 11/06/2019

Pharmacy context

This pharmacy is located in a small parade of shops along the main road in South Wimbledon. It dispenses NHS and private prescriptions, sells a range of over-the-counter medicines and provides health advice. The pharmacy offers flu vaccinations in the autumn and winter seasons, and a home delivery service. It also dispenses some medicines in multi-compartment compliance aids (MDS trays or blister packs) for those who may have difficulty managing their medicines.

Inspection summary findings

Principle 1. Governance

Standards met

Members of the pharmacy team are clear about their roles and responsibilities. They work to professional standards, identifying and managing most risks effectively. The pharmacy logs the mistakes it makes during the dispensing process. The pharmacist regularly reviews them with the team so that they can learn from them and avoid problems being repeated. The pharmacy has written instructions, which are well-organised, and clearly tell staff how to complete tasks safely. It keeps most of the records it needs to by law, and it stores them in tidy, well-organised files. The pharmacy manages and protects confidential information well, and it lets people know how their private information will be used.The team members understand how they can help to protect the welfare of vulnerable people. The pharmacy has adequate insurance in place to help protect people if things do go wrong.

Principle 2. Staff

Standards met

The pharmacy has enough staff to manage its workload safely. Pharmacy team members are well-trained and have a good understanding of their roles and responsibilities. They can make suggestions to improve safety and workflows where appropriate.

Principle 3. Premises

Standards met

The pharmacy provides a safe, secure and professional environment for people to receive its services.

Principle 4. Services, including medicines management

Standards met

The pharmacy delivers its services in a safe and effective manner, and people with a range of needs can access them. The pharmacy sources, stores and generally manages medicines safely, and so makes sure that the medicines it supplies are safe for people to take. The pharmacy takes steps to identify people supplied with high-risk medicines but it doesn’t record all of the details. So it may be missing opportunities to help ensure that people take their medicines safely.

Principle 5. Equipment and facilities

Standards met

The pharmacy has the right equipment for the range of services it provides, and it makes sure that it is properly maintained. The pharmacy generally keeps most people’s private information safe.

Pharmacy details

130 Haydons Road
South Wimbledon
LONDON
SW191AE
England

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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

Met The pharmacy has met all the standards for registered pharmacies
Not all met 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:

Excellent practice The pharmacy delivers an innovative service and benefits the whole community and performs well against the standards
Good practice The pharmacy delivers positive outcomes for patients and performs well against most of the standards
Standards met The pharmacy meets all the standards
Standards not all met The pharmacy has not met one or more standards