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2011 Scottish Pharmacy Awards

news_mhairi_spiersMhairi Speirs was the winner of two separate awards at this year’s ceremony in Glasgow.

The categories where Mhairi was successful were Business Development sponsored by Activis and Innovation in Service and Training sponsored by AAH Pharmaceuticals.

The two awards received in November were the ‘Scottish Pharmacy Awards 2011’ which took place at the Thistle Hotel in Glasgow. There were three finalists in each category which were announced in the Scottish Chemist Review.
We were a finalist in three categories and won two awards:

Business Development of the Year sponsored by AAH Pharmaceticals
Innovation in Training and Service Development sponsored by Actavis Academy
These were awarded as a result of establishing a successful travel clinic based within the Pharmacy.

Business Development: As a result of increasing enquiries for travel vaccines Mhairi felt there was a need to provide a streamlined ‘one stop’ travel health service to simplify the patient journey and to provide a high quality service to the travelling population, especially school groups.

As a result of this, and the establishment of a travel clinic service, the business profile would be raised in the local community and beyond. An increased business could be generated through provision of travel health products and private prescriptions for vaccines and anti-malarials.

Innovation in Training and Service Development: For developing additional services for the benefit of patients and the community and recognising the development and training of the role of the community pharmacist. The establishment of the travel clinic took place after further education and training undertaken by Mhairi. She completed the Diploma in Travel Medicine awarded by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow) in 2011 and as an Independent Pharmacist Prescriber this allows vaccines and anti malarials to be prescribed and administered in the travel clinic setting.

In February 2012 we were also a finalist in two categories at the Scottish Pharmacist Awards 2012. There were 4 finalists in each category and this event took place at the Scottish Pharmacist Ball and Awards at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre.

The award of Business Initiative sponsored by Actavis Academy was awarded to Hogarth Travel Clinic.

Flu Vaccination Clinic

 

Protect yourself this winter against the flu virus. We are offering a flu vaccination service for adults.
Vaccinations are available now! Cost £15

Appointments are necessary.
Please call 0141 339 0304

Yellow Fever Centre

 

We are now a Designated Yellow Fever Centre.

Travellers going to sub-Saharan Africa and parts of Central and South America may require Yellow Fever Vaccination either for protection against the disease or as a requirement for entry into the country.

The vaccine can only be administered at designated yellow fever centres.

More information on vaccine requirements for travellers can be found at
www.fitfortravel.scot.nhs.uk

Hogarth Pharmacy New Website

 

Welcome to the new Hogarth Pharmacy website, providing essential information on our entire range of in-store services and product offers.

In Services you will find all you need to know about the professional assistance available in-store, including advice on medicine management, minor ailments and free prescription pick-ups, to name a few.

As a Pharmacy committed to supporting the local community, we aim to give the best healthcare advice to all our customers. The new website Advice centre gives you access to round-the-clock healthcare information. You will also find a comprehensive Health A-Z supplied by NHS Choices and web-links to local and global health agency websites.

We hope you enjoy your first visit to the new Hogarth Pharmacy website. Remember to drop by again soon, as we plan to constantly update and refresh our website with the latest health related information.

This website provides information, not medical advice. The information must never be used as an alternative to, or replacement for, advice given by a qualified medical professional.This website is powered by 2MLPharmacare a trading division of 2ML Limited.
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