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Hospital pharmacy staff (FOI)

Hospital pharmacy staff (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 08 May 2024.
Prepared internally, no external costs.



How many frontline staff dispensing medicines at the hospital pharmacy (full and part time respectively) were there employed at 31 December 2023 and 9 April 2024? Were there any agency (subcontracted) staff?


How many administrative staff (non-dispensing management) were there at the same dates?


A and B

Staff in Health and Community Services’ (HCS’) Pharmacy are not assigned to work exclusively in the dispensary, but work collaboratively to deliver all services outlined below. Additionally, when working in the dispensary, responsibilities are not limited to dispensing medicines.

HCS Pharmacy service provision includes:

  • Clinical pharmacy services to patients of Jersey General Hospital and Mental Health services
  • Digital services for pharmacy and medicines digital systems
  • Medicines governance, safety, and optimisation
  • Aseptic services providing chemotherapy treatments and other critical injectable medicines in a specialist ‘aseptic’ unit
  • Medicines information service
  • Dispensary services preparing medication for in-patients, outpatients and patients being discharged from hospital
  • Procurement, purchasing, receipt, storage and distribution of all medicines for inpatient and outpatients
  • Procurement and distribution of vaccines for Island-wide vaccination, including childhood, Influenza and Covid-19 vaccine
  • Regulation of medicines and pharmacies, including controlled drugs and the licensing of any related activities.

All HCS Pharmacy staff in clinical / frontline roles are pharmacy assistants, pharmacy technicians or pharmacists. Pharmacy technicians and pharmacists are professionally registered healthcare staff, some of whom are also managers.

Clinical / Frontline staff:

DateSubstantive Staff Full-TimeSubstantive Staff Part-TimeAgency Staff Full-Time

Agency Staff Part-Time

31 December 202335750
09 April 2024

In addition to the staff numbers detailed in the table, there is a single dedicated administrative support role (non-management).​

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