Inspection outcome: Standards met
Last inspection: 08/09/2020
This is a community pharmacy in a residential area close to the centre of Sheffield, South Yorkshire. The pharmacy sells over-the-counter medicines and dispenses NHS prescriptions. And it delivers medicines for some people to their homes. The pharmacy supplies some medicines in multi-compartment compliance packs to help people take their medication. The inspection was completed during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Inspection summary findings
Principle 1. Governance
The pharmacy identifies and adequately manages the risks associated with the services it provides to people. It generally maintains the records it needs to by law and keeps people’s private information safe. The team members openly discuss and share details of any mistakes made while dispensing so they can learn from each other and prevent similar mistakes from happening again. They understand when and how to escalate any concerns they may have to help protect the wellbeing of vulnerable people.
Principle 2. Staff
Principle 3. Premises
The pharmacy is kept clean, tidy and secure. It is generally well maintained. The pharmacy has adequate arrangements for having private conversations with people during the pandemic.
Principle 4. Services, including medicines management
Principle 5. Equipment and facilities
The pharmacy’s equipment is clean and suitable for the services it provides. The pharmacy uses its equipment appropriately to protect people's confidentiality.
255 Shoreham 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|