Medicines Management Team
Process and deal with all prescription requests that come into the surgery. The MMT work closely with the local pharmacies nursing and care homes.
Based at Heysham Primary Care Centre
Our Medicines Management Team, in addition to having a team ensuring prescriptions are issued in a timely manner, provides a comprehensive service for our patients. We have a team of experienced pharmacists, including pharmacist prescribers, available to ensure the needs of our patients are met.They advise patients on all aspects of their medicines, ensuring these are safe and appropriate. They liaise with secondary care about any medication changes suggested from there. They are available to answer specific queries from clinicians within the practice to ensure our patients receive the most suitable treatments. Our pharmacists deal with a wide variety of urgent queries from patients, working closely with the multidisciplinary team within the practice.