The Dispensary Services Team dispense medication to both inpatients and outpatients. The team includes Technicians, Assistant Technical Officers and Pharmacists, who use modern robotic dispensing technology to dispense the majority of the medicines. An additional section within the Dispensary is responsible for the supply of specialist hospital-only medications to patients within the Trust.
The Team provide a distribution service for medicines and pharmaceutical products, including a delivery and collection service to all wards and departments, which plays an important part in patient care. The distribution includes a regular stock replenishment service to re-supply wards and departments on the Trust site, as well as some external medical centres.