Medicines Management advice and support is available via the Medicines Information Service.
The medicines information service is well established and respected in the organisation and often deals with complex enquiries, these enquires can be generalised or detailed and specific for individual patients.
The Medicines Information Services is open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm and can be contacted by telephone on 01512506011 or by emailing medinfo
Medicines are generally supplied by the Medicines Management Department (MMD) at Maghull Health Park for most wards and community services (with the exception of former Mid Mersey).
Medicines are supplied by Rowlands Pharmacy for all former Mid Mersey wards/community services.
|Medicines Complete||Medicines Complete provides online access to the BNF and the BNFC|
|Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)||View the MHRA website|
|Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC)||
Up to date, approved and regulated prescribing information for licensed medicines – Summaries of Product Characteristics (SPCs) and Patient Information Leaflets (PILs).
|New Psychoactive Substances resource pack||
This NPS resource pack helps educators and practitioners who work with young people discuss NPS and prevent and challenge drug-taking behaviour. It has been created alongside drug treatment partners.
The pack includes:
You can view the new Psychoactive Substances Resource pack here.
Rowlands Pharmacy has been responsible for providing all medicines to former Mid Mersey wards / clinical areas since June 2017.
The pharmacy is based at Hollins Park and provides a 7 day service with the following opening hours:
- Monday to Friday – 8.30am to 7pm
- Saturdays – 9amto 6pm
- Sundays – 10.30am to 2.30pm
- Bank Holidays– 10am to 1pm
The pharmacy can be contacted during these hours by phone or email
Tel: 01925 629200
The following flowcharts provide guidance to staff ordering medicines from Rowlands Pharmacy (Hollins Park):
- Named Patient Supplies
- Stock Supplies
- Short Term Leave (STL) / To Take Out (TTO) Supplies
- Controlled Drugs
- Repeat Prescription Card Flowchart (currently in review)
- Community Health Services Stock Request (currently in review)
- White outpatient prescription flow chart (currently in review)
- S136 medicines supply suite flowchart (currently in review)