Inspection outcome: Standards met
Last inspection: 10/03/2020
This is a specialist home
healthcare pharmacy which offers services to private hospitals, care homes, NHS
Trusts and to people through its website; www.onestop-pharmacy.co.uk. The
pharmacy specialises in supplying treatments for mental health conditions.
People cannot visit this pharmacy in person, and it is located in a large unit
on a business park. It has an NHS distance selling contract and it dispenses
repeat prescription and it supplies some medicines in multi-compartment compliance
Inspection summary findings
Principle 1. Governance
The pharmacy effectively identifies and manages the risks associated with its services to make sure people receive appropriate care. It is responsive to feedback and it uses this to make improvements. Members of the pharmacy team follow written procedures to make sure they work safely. They record their mistakes so that they can learn from them, and they make changes to stop the same sort of mistakes from happening again.
Principle 2. Staff
The pharmacy has enough team members to manage the workload and the services that it provides. The team members plan absences in advance, so they always have enough cover to provide the services. The team members work well together in a supportive environment and they can raise concerns and make suggestions. They complete additional training to make sure that they have the knowledge and skills for the specialist services that they offer, so they are well qualified and competent.
Principle 3. Premises
The pharmacy provides a safe, secure and professional environment for the provision of healthcare services.
Principle 4. Services, including medicines management
The pharmacy manages its services and supplies medicines safely. It gets its medicines from licensed suppliers and stores them securely and at the right temperature, so they are safe to use. The pharmacy team effectively supports other healthcare professionals in providing specialist services, as well as traditional dispensing services.
Principle 5. Equipment and facilities
The pharmacy has the equipment it needs to provide services safely. The pharmacy team uses the equipment in a way that keeps people’s information safe.
Key Industrial Park
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|