Inspection outcome: Standards met
Last inspection: 04/07/2019
The pharmacy is located next door to a GP medical centre. The pharmacy premises are easily accessible for people, with an automated entrance door and adequate space in the retail area and consultation room. The pharmacy sells a range of over-the-counter medicines and dispenses both private and NHS prescriptions.
Inspection summary findings
Principle 1. Governance
Principle 2. Staff
The pharmacy has enough staff to manage its workload safely. The team members work effectively together. And they are comfortable about providing feedback to the pharmacist. The pharmacy enables its team members to act on their own initiative and use their professional judgement, to the benefit of people who use the pharmacy’s services.
Principle 3. Premises
The pharmacy is clean and tidy. It is a suitable place to provide healthcare.
Principle 4. Services, including medicines management
The pharmacy’s services are easy to access, and they are generally well managed, so people receive their medicines safely. The pharmacy supplies medicines safely. And it carries out some checks to ensure medicines are in good condition.
Principle 5. Equipment and facilities
The pharmacy has the equipment it needs to provide the service safely.
Townfield Health Centre
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|