Pharmacists in GP Practices
An emerging model of care delivery involves
utilising the skills of pharmacist in GP practices.
Pharmacists working as part of the team in
general practice can make a huge difference to
both patients and clinical colleagues. You will
consult with and treat patients directly, working
closely with GPs to resolve medicines issues,
and enabling them to focus their skills where
they are most needed, for example on diagnosing
and treating patients. You will review patients’
medicines and provide advice on how best to
As part of the multidisciplinary team, pharmacists
are able to advise other professionals about
medicines, resolve problems with prescriptions
and reduce prescribing errors.