General Practice Clinical Pharmacists

Our clinical pharmacists are Samantha Nairn and Claire Hamilton. Samantha consults daily with a mixture of morning and afternoon sessions. She is an Independent Prescriber and therefore can issue prescriptions. Claire is here every Wednesday. She is currently studying towards her Independent Prescriber qualification.

Their role includes

  • Dealing with medication queries from patients via face-to-face or telephone consultation
    e.g. supply issues, compliance issues, queries following hospital discharge
  • Initiation and Review of Inhalers
  • Liaising with Community Pharmacies
  • Management of Hypertension
  • Medication Reviews
  • Special requests for Acute Use Medications
  • Treatment of Urinary Infections in Adult Females 18-65

To book an appointment with one of our pharmacists please contact the Surgery on 01387 246282.