Weldricks Pharmacies adopt RPS Daffodil Standards

Weldricks pharmacy staff at a training day on the Daffodil Standards

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) is proud to announce that leading pharmacy group Weldricks will soon be rolling out the RPS Daffodil Quality Improvement Standards for Community Pharmacy across half its stores in South Yorkshire.

The Daffodil Standards, produced in partnership with end of life charity Marie Curie UK, serve as a framework for improving the quality of palliative and end of life care provided by community pharmacy teams. This initiative aligns with Weldricks' commitment to providing exceptional healthcare services to the communities they serve.

The official launch event on 20 November was marked by comprehensive training sessions led by Darrell Baker, RPS Project Manager for the Daffodil Standards. Representatives from all Weldricks’ sites, including pharmacy technicians, counter staff, foundation pharmacists and practising pharmacists attended to build on and improve the quality of care they provide to people approaching the end of their lives.

Darrell Baker said: "We are thrilled that Weldricks has taken the proactive step of implementing the RPS Daffodil Standards. Their commitment to quality improvement demonstrates dedication to delivering excellent healthcare services and ensuring the well-being of their patients."

Amy Marlin, Superintendent Pharmacist of Weldricks, said: “The implementation of the RPS Daffodil Standards is another step forward in our journey to provide the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We want to strengthen our bond with our patients, their families and carers, to enable the best experience for those at this most challenging stage of life.”

Community pharmacies will be able to display the ‘Daffodil mark’ as a sign of their commitment to improving the care they provide as they work through the self-assessment and actions for the eight individual Daffodil Standards.

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