0117 342 3440
Director of Pharmacy Services
0117 342 3458
Clinical Pharmacy Services
The majority of issues arising are likely to focus on:
- Clinical issues at the primary / secondary care interface
- Safe prescribing
- Prescribing within the Bristol, North Somerset and South
Gloucestershire (BNSSG). Formulary and related traffic light system
which outlines prescribing responsibly
- The introduction of new medicines and formulary decisions
These issues should initially be addressed via Steve Brown or
The formulary and application documents can be accessed at www.bnssgformulary.nhs.uk.
Specialist Pharmacists are available for the major Trust
specialties, including oncology, haematology, paediatrics and
cardiology. In the first instance please contact Steve Brown
or Kevin Gibbs on the numbers above, or the Pharmacy secretary on
0117 342 2772. We will arrange for the most appropriate
Pharmacist to speak to you.
UH Bristol also provides a comprehensive range of pharmaceutical
- Special formulations - manufacture of specialist formulations
of unlicensed pharmaceutical products, prepared on the basis of a
doctor's prescription and issued to community pharmacies,
dispensing GPs and other hospitals.
- Homecare Services - provisions of high technology
pharmaceutical treatments to the patient's home.
- Anticoagulation dosing
Pharmacy Anticoagulant Dosing Service
0117 342 3874
Boots Outpatient Dispensing Service
The Trust has outsourced the outpatient dispensing services to
Boots PLC through the in house branch on level 2 in the Bristol
Royal Infirmary. A service is provided whereby patients
may collect the prescriptions at a local convenient branch,
although these are dispensed by the Trust Boots service.
The South West Regional Medicines Information Unit operates from
UH Bristol and may be contacted on 0117 3422867.