Inspection outcome: Standards met
Last inspection: 09/05/2019
The pharmacy is based in the Royal South Hants Hospital in central Southampton. The hospital runs various clinics including dermatology, ear nose and throat, urology, diabetes and gynaecology. The hospital also has a minor injuries unit, a mental health unit and elderly rehabilitation ward. The pharmacy dispenses outpatient prescriptions, provides medicines to external units and sells a selection of pharmacy only and over-the-counter medicines.
Inspection summary findings
Principle 1. Governance
Overall, the pharmacy manages risks well. Team members record errors and incidents and they learn from these and act to avoid problems being repeated. The pharmacy keeps up-to-date records and protects patient confidentiality. Team members also understand how they can help to protect vulnerable people.
Principle 2. Staff
The pharmacy has enough staff to manage the workload safely. Pharmacy team members are well trained, and they have a good understanding of their roles and responsibilities. They are encouraged to keep their skills up to date.
Principle 3. Premises
The pharmacy's premises are well organised and suitable for the provision of its services.
Principle 4. Services, including medicines management
The pharmacy provides its services safely, and makes sure that they are accessible to a wide range of people. The pharmacy sources, stores and manages medicines appropriately.
Principle 5. Equipment and facilities
The pharmacy has appropriate equipment and facilities to provide its services safely.
Royal South Hants Hospital
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|