Principal Pharmacist


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Pharmacy PRUH
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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King's College Hospital
Denmark Hill, London
£53,561 to £64,686 pa inc HCAP
22/10/2017 23:59

Band 8B Principal Pharmacist – Formulary, Medicine Pathways and Individual Funding Requests (IFRs)

An opportunity has arisen for a Pharmacist to join our forward thinking, dynamic and friendly Pharmacy team. We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated pharmacist to lead formulary, medicines pathways and individual funding requests.

The post holder will be expected to lead the review, update and maintenance of prescribing guidance and the Trust Formulary including co-ordination, preparation and management of independent reviews of drugs for discussion at relevant Trust committees, South East London Area Prescribing Committee, Medicines and Pathways Review Group, Joint Formulary Committee and the Trust Drugs and Therapeutics Committee. This includes being an active member and Trust representative at these meetings.

The post holder will lead and develop a robust system to gather all the required information around individual funding requests (IFRs). This will involve liaising with senior clinicians, senior managers and pharmacy staff to ensure Trust IFR processes are followed.

The Pharmacy department offers many opportunities for career progression, including postgraduate study, research and audit. The successful candidate will be demonstrably highly motivated, a good team player and will have excellent communication, problem-solving & time management skills.

For more information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Paul Bains, Deputy Chief Pharmacist on 01689 864 002 or

Closing date for applications 22nd October 2017

Interview date 14th November 2017

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received sufficient number of applications.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Paul Bains, Deputy Chief Pharmacist
01689 864 002

If you have problems applying, contact

King's College Hospital
Denmark Hill
0203 299 9000