Inspection outcome: Standards met
Last inspection: 17/08/2023
This is a community pharmacy located in the centre of the market town of Princes Risborough, in Buckinghamshire. The pharmacy dispenses NHS and private prescriptions. It sells over-the-counter medicines and offers a local delivery service. The pharmacy also supplies several people with their medicines inside multi-compartment compliance packs if they find it difficult to take them.
Inspection summary findings
Principle 1. Governance
The pharmacy is operating safely. Members of the pharmacy team routinely comply with the company’s policies. They regularly monitor the safety of their services by recording their mistakes and learning from them. And the pharmacy suitably protects people’s confidential information. It also maintains its records as it should.
Principle 2. Staff
The pharmacy has enough staff to manage its workload safely. Members of the pharmacy team are suitably qualified for their roles. They understand their roles and responsibilities well.
Principle 3. Premises
The pharmacy’s premises are suitable to deliver healthcare services effectively and safely. Its team members keep most parts of the premises suitably clean. And it has a separate space where confidential conversations or services can take place.
Principle 4. Services, including medicines management
The pharmacy provides its services appropriately. People can easily access the pharmacy’s services. The pharmacy obtains its medicines from reputable sources, and it keeps the appropriate records to verify how its services are being run. But the pharmacy’s team members are not making all the checks that they could to help people with higher-risk medicines take their medicines safely.
Principle 5. Equipment and facilities
The pharmacy has the necessary equipment and facilities it needs to provide its services safely. Its equipment is sufficiently clean.
52 High Street
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|