Pharmacy

Opening Times

  • Monday (8.30am – 5pm)
  • Tuesday (8.30am – 4pm)
  • Wednesday (8.30am – 1.30pm)
  • Thursday (8.30am – 4pm)
  • Friday (8.30am – 4pm)

The Pharmacy is open Saturdays from 9am to 11.30am. Only pre-ordered repeat prescriptions will be dispensed on a Saturday. These must be ordered before 1pm on the preceding Friday.

Remote dispensing

The Pharmacy bus that follows doctors surgeries operate on:

  • Monday – Half Tree Hollow
  • Wednesday – Longwood
  • Thursday – Levelwood (alternate weeks)
  • Friday – Half Tree Hollow

AnOn call service for emergencies to deliver prescribed treatments is also provided.

Contact: 22500

Services provided by the Pharmacy

  • Residential homes dispensing for the Community Care Centre and Cape Villa
  • Medicine compliance aid dispensing service
  • Chronic conditions support with general life-style advice
  • Over The Counter (OTC) sales to the public
  • Patient Group Directive (PGD) – treatment ordered by pharmacist for patients with conjunctivitis and urinary tract infections medications that otherwise would have required a doctor’s appointment
  • Special ordering of medications
  • Colostomy supplies ordering
  • Stock management and material management
  • Over 1000 active items that are managed for the hospital and pharmacy including medical consumables
  • Clinical pharmacology advice to doctors

The pharmacy team comprises six members of staff:

  • 1 pharmacist
  • 3 full time dispensers
  • 1 part time store/part time dispenser
  • 1 full time store keeper

We source our medications and medical devices from the UK and South Africa.