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Pharmacy

Our pharmacists (chemists) and medicines management technicians provide a clinical service to our hospitals wards. 

They visit the wards and check the medicines of in-patients are correctly prescribed and make sure that they have enough medicine to last their stay in hospital.

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

If you have any questions about your medicines following treatment at Leicester's hospitals, then you can talk to the pharmacist

For main dispensary receptions the numbers are:

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

For Trustmed pharmacies 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: 

http://www.leicestershospitals.nhs.uk/aboutus/our-news/general-data-protection-regulations-gdpr

https://www.leicestershospitals.nhs.uk/aboutus/about-this-website/data-protection


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

  • Alcura
  • Baxter
  • BBRAUN
  • Calea
  • Fresenius Medical Care
  • Healthcare At Home
  • Lloyds Pharmacy Clinical Homecare
  • Healthnet
  • Pharmaxo
  • Polar Speed
  • Shires

 


Website links:

Find your local pharmacy - search for chemists in your area using a post code or street name