Practice Pharmacist and Dispensary

Clinical Pharmacist

Our Clinical Pharmacist is Derrick Heffter.

Derrick works on a Tuesday (all day) and alternative Thursday mornings.  If you require a medication review you may be directed to see Derrick who can check your compliance and recommend any alternative medications as well as requesting any necessary tests required.  Derrick also has a special interest in pain management.


Michaela is our Our Pharmacy Technician.  Jane and Liz are our dispensers.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 9.15am – 4.30pm

Our services

  • Dealing with request for repeat and acute prescriptions from patients, chemists, district nurses and nursing homes
  • Issuing prescriptions via the computer for authorisation from the GP’s for all dispensing and non-dispensing patients
  • Dispensing prescriptions for dispensing patients, temporary residents, and district nursing staff where applicable
  • Dealing with queries from patients, nursing homes, nursing staff, practice staff and retail chemists locally where appropriate
  • Dealing with the destruction of drugs returned to the dispensary by dispensing and non-dispensing patients, nurses and GP’s
  • Delivery of dispensing patients medication to remote collection point in Bitton