Our pharmacists will come and see you soon after admission to talk with you about the medicines you were taking before admission and to make sure nothing has been missed.
Pharmacists attend team meetings to discuss the most appropriate medicines for you, check the medicines prescribed are safe for you, order these medicines and give you information about new medicines that have been prescribed.
You can also ask to speak with a pharmacist about your medicines if you have any questions or concerns.
Amanda Fitzpatrick is the Head of Pharmacy at St Patrick’s Mental Health Services. She is responsible for the management of the pharmacy service and former member of the Clinical Governance Committee and past Chairperson of the Drugs and Therapeutics Committee. Amanda has over 16 years’ experience of working in mental health and has a special interest in medication management and application of technology solutions and lean management principles in healthcare. Currently Amanda is seconded to the Advisory Design Team working on the selection and implementation of an electronic health record for the service.
Ailish has been a hospital pharmacist for over 20 years; more than half with SPMHS. Her special interests include medication safety and empowering service users about medicines use.
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