Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust (Torbay Hospital)

 

Summer Vacation Placements

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust is a forward thinking integrated organisation providing acute healthcare services from Torbay Hospital, as well as community health services and adult social care.

The In-patient Pharmacy Department at Torbay Hospital employs around 90 staff who provide services to approximately 750 beds across Torbay and South Devon.

The Out-patient Pharmacy services are provided by SDH Developments Ltd a wholly owned subsidiary of the Trust.

 

Placement details

We are offering flexible 2 to 5 day placements to 3rd year undergraduates who are interested in obtaining hospital practice experience throughout June, July and August. Our intention is to provide a quality based overview of the services provided by the whole pharmacy team including ward visits accompanied by either a clinical Pharmacist and/or a Medicines Optimisation Technician, dispensary, distribution, aseptic services, and medicines information. Applicants will also be able to meet with our current pre-registration pharmacists to discuss how we support and provide them with learning opportunities during their pre-registration year.

 

Location of placement

Torbay Hospital – within the In-patient pharmacy department including aseptic services and patient facing ward visits.

 

Applicant requirements

If you are interested in applying for a placement please submit your current curriculum vitae accompanied by a covering letter, stating why you would like to complete a placement at Torbay Hospital Pharmacy as well as what you would like to achieve during your visit, via email to Rebecca Morgan at rebecca.morgan4@nhs.net  successful applicants will also be required to complete a fitness to work and confidentiality declaration.  

 

Accommodation available

Applicants are responsible for arranging and paying for their own accommodation.

 

Payments

This is a voluntary work placement.