Elderly grandmother who is cared for in her own home.

Specialist pharmacy services for people receiving care and carers

When someone relies on care from a friend, family member, or independent carer, they may also need assistance with managing their medication.

Being able to turn to a responsive, friendly and accessible medication management service can really help. With the right support, carers and people recieveing careng for can feel confident that new and ongoing subscriptions are being taken care of.

Led by our experienced registered pharmacists, Inspire Pharmacy liaise directly with the GP to deliver medication straight to the person being cared for, or their carer.

Managing the medication of someone receiving care

Are you a carer, or someone who requires care to live independently?

Inspire Pharmacy can support you in making sure monthly medication and last-minute prescriptions are delivered directly to you.

Managing monthly medication drops

  • Regular pre-agreed delivery of repeat medications and new prescriptions
  • Liaising directly with GPs and updating prescriptions whenever they change
  • Medication can be dropped off with the person being cared for, or to a nominated carer’s chosen address

Responsive same-day delivery

  • Acute medication delivered within 24 hours of being prescribed (often same day)
  • Fully stocked dispensary vans available for immediate deliveries until 5pm
  • Guaranteed next morning delivery for any late afternoon prescriptions
Clinical support call at Inspire Pharmacy Stoke-on-Trent

Professional pharmacy support

  • Receive a personalised service from qualified registered pharmacists

  • Call your pharmacist with any medication queries or support with clinical enquiries
  • All NHS and private healthcare prescriptions filled, including controlled drugs

Discover a pharmacy service designed to effectively support people receiving care and those who care for them.

How does it work?

If you or the person who is providing care for you is interested in appointing Inspire as your nominated pharmacy, here’s what the process will look like.

1. Get in touch

To nominate Inspire Pharmacy as your dfeault pharmacy, you can either complete our simple online form to sign-up, or you can speak to our team directly. All we need is the full name, date of birth and NHS number of the person whose medication we’d be taking care of.

If you’re a carer, you can also complete this process on behalf of the person you’re caring for.

2. Transfer to Inspire Pharmacy

Once we have your consent and necessary details, our team inputs your data into NHS Spine and nominates Inspire as your pharmacy.

We will also contact your GP to liaise with and update them on the change and to double-check with the surgery when any monthly medications are due.

3. New service begins

Because everything’s online and we liaise directly with the GP, the transfer is complete shortly after you request to be transferred. Your prescriptions will begin being delivered to your door immediately after that!

Like every aspect of our service, switching to Inspire Pharmacy is quick and convenient. Make the switch now or speak to our pharmacy team for more information.

Supporting people being cared for and their carers

Learn about some of the key features of our service and discover how we support people being cared for and the people who look after them.

  • Same-day delivery by fully stocked dispensary vans available until 5pm, 7-days-a-week
  • Acute prescriptions delivered same-day where possible, with end-to-end communication on urgent deliveries
  • Updates from pharmacy team when GP’s prescribe new medications or dosages, so you know what to administer as a carer
  • Friendly pharmacy team available for you to contact any time, plus in-person consultation appointments available

Interested in using Inspire Pharmacy? Speak to the team today to discuss your needs.