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Our pharmacy services are delivered across Leicester Royal Infirmary, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester General Hospital, and beyond. Our teams work across the following areas: 

  • Clinical, including various tertiary-level services and Advanced & Consultant-level Pharmacist practice 
  • Aseptics, clinical trials & research 
  • Dispensary, stores, replenishment 
  • Procurement, homecare, commissioning & high-cost medicines 
  • Medicines safety 
  • Electronic systems (EPR, EPMA, closed-loop barcode-assisted medicines administration) 
  • Local and regional Medicines Information 

 We are increasingly working with partners across the local Integrated Care System which provides further opportunities for collaboration and innovation. 

Current job opportunities

To see our current vacancies, please follow this link: University Hospitals of Leicester: Vacancies | trac.jobs (jobsatleicestershospitals.nhs.uk)

We pride ourselves on being a flexible, supportive employer, helping people achieve positive work-life balance and reach their full potential. We are passionate about seeing people develop; to the benefit of themselves, our service and our patients.

To see the range of career options available, and how you might look to develop and progress through different roles with us, see the document below.

Find or contact us

Click on the link below for directions to, and opening hours for, pharmacies in all three Leicester NHS hospitals:

For main dispensary receptions the numbers are:

  • LRI - 0116 258 5443
  • LGH - 0116 258 4463
  • GH - 0116 258 3701

For Trustmed pharmacies (our outpatient pharmacy provider) the numbers are: 

  • LRI - 0116 254 1446
  • LGH - 0116 273 8996
  • GH - 0116 235 5474

Homecare at UHL

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust have a dedicated homecare team who work alongside your clinical team and external providers to deliver a high quality service for the delivery of your specialist medication (plus any associated ancillaries and / or nurse requirements) to your specified address. You can find out more about the Pharmacy Homecare team in the Summer 2019 edition of Together magazine (pages 14-15).

The team can be contacted on 0116 258 4476 / 4477 (between 9-5pm Monday- Friday). Outside these hours, the on-call pharmacist can be contacted via switchboard (0300 303 1573). Please also read and retain any contact and medication information  provided for  you by the homecare provider and your clinical team.

Please contact the homecare team if you are experiencing problems with your homecare service. Our team will endeavour to resolve the issues on your behalf.

Click here to view the Homecare Medicine Services information leaflet

This document gives a brief overview of homecare services.

Click here to view the UHL Homecare Services Patient Information Booklet 

Also known as a 'Patient Charter', this document aims to provide you with additional information and guidance on your homecare medicines services.It will include the steps you will go through and what you can expect if you are new to homecare. It will also explain to you your rights and responsibilities, in line with the principles of the NHS Constitution.

For information on how we manage your information please see: 



External providers of homecare services used by UHL are as follows:


Baxter Healthcare: https://www.baxterhealthcare.co.uk/

B Braunhttps://www.bbraun.co.uk/en.html

Calea UK: https://calea.co.uk

Lloyds Pharmacy - Clinical Homecare: https://lpclinicalhomecare.co.uk

Fresenius Medical Care: Healthcare | Renal | Dialysis: https://www.freseniusmedicalcare.com/en/home/

HealthNet Homecare: https://www.healthnethomecare.co.uk


Polar Speed - A UPS Company: https://www.polarspeed.com/

Sciensus (Healthcare at Home): https://hah.co.uk/


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