Today we’re celebrating Pharmacy Technician Day, those important members of our team who make sure that staff are prescribing medicines correctly and patients are using them safely. We have six Pharmacy Technicians across Devon Partnership Trust.
On a typical day, here are some of the tasks they carry out:
Chief Pharmacist, Tina Campbell comments: “We’d be lost without our Pharmacy Technicians - we depend on them for so much: the double and triple checking that dispensing medicines involves, the regular audits of medicines, ensuring the continual supply of vital medicines, not to mention being a source of all knowledge where medicines are concerned. We rely on their knowledge, their accuracy and attention to detail to keep patients safe.”
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