Pharmacy First Initiative Open Day at Cadham Pharmacy Health Centre Achieving Excellence All Welcome

Celebrating Community Pharmacy First on Friday 18th May 2018 2pm at Cadham Pharmacy Health Centre.

An Open day to celebrate the National strategy of Achieving Excellence in Pharmaceutical Care and education to the public on where best to access NHS care. 

We are Opening up our Community centre also  and a bouncy castle, face painters and health advice stations available on the day.

Bring all the family down to celebrate and one lucky family have won our Name the Robot Competition and will be presented their prize. 

Our Health Centre and shopping screens

We are showcasing our services and automation and the way in which we assess and triage the public.This is leading to healthier outcomes in long term conditions and easier access to a highly qualified NHS Practitioner for acute illness saving hundreds of GP appointments with our clinics. This means when you need a GP for a more serious illness they will have more availability.

Using our valuable NHS wisely and supporting the public to have greater choice  will support the GP s and nurses

.At Cadham we have introduced with the support of NHS Fife our Common Clinical Conditions enhanced triage service. This is where we have already a Pharmacist and Nurse working to offer 6 days a week (Monday to Saturday) walk in clinics or easy to book online clinics. This clinic covers all common conditions including Sinusitis, throat infections, chest infections and you can even book from your smart phone at  

How much do you value your time? Busy lives made easy at Cadham.Hassle Free ordering and collection of your prescriptions. 

Reorder you repeat online at

Peter Grant MP is officially launching our celebrations and formally supporting Pharmacy First Initiative and

Peter Grant MP supporting Pharmacy First

Dr Fiona M De Soyza ,a local GP from Leslie Medical Practice has been an amazing support as a mentor to our young Pharmacist Maree who has been doing her clinical diploma and Independent Prescribing course.

DrDr De Soyza has been inspirational and our mentor for Maree

We are very proud that Peter and Fiona will be there on the day.

It is also the global May Measurement Month and we are offering screening for Blood pressure and diabetes as well as a respiratory station for Asthma and COPD advice and assessments.

ALEX MACKINNON,Director of Scotland Royal Pharmaceutical Society visited recently with AILEEN BRYSON in May 2018.

We are so lucky to have such support and I feel very proud to be a member of the RPS. They have been instrumental in supporting public education and awareness of our skills as Pharmacists and a huge thank you from all our team. Alex cannot be there on Friday but so pleased he came to meet the team and Aileen will be there for the open day.

Jenny Gilruth MSP  visited on 14th May 2018 also supporting Pharmacy First.

We appreciate her ongoing support and positive endorsements of the value that pharmacists can add in the NHS and she successfully used our new robot to collect a very special prescription :) Jenny is unable to make the open day and it was wonderful that she took time out to come and meet the team and one of our nurses was there from a local practice. Integration in primary care always putting the person at the centre of what we are doing in all our professional roles.

24/7 365 days a year Prescription Collection point and Jenny successfully using the new robot.

You get a unique pin code for every package and 72 hours to collect once the package is in the machine and ready for you. We are the First Community Pharmacy Practice in Scotland to offer this and it means that all our staff have more time for the public to talk and support them to get healthy and stay healthy.

Hub and Spoke Innovations are the company who have inspired me to use the pharmaself robot 

Gary and Ryszard were professional and the project management was excellent and I am so pleased they will be there on the day so please come along if you are a pharmacy owner and are interested in seeing the machine and finding out more. 


you tube video to give you a flavour of how EASY this is to USE 

 The benefits of the Pharmaself24

  • Save staff time and pharmacy resources by letting patients collect their medicines 24 hours a day.The main benefit we have found so far is that the staff have more time to greet , meet , talk and offer triage when appropriate.

  • Significantly improve the efficiency of your dispensing process.This has been evident very early on with the reception staff all becoming dispensers and supporting the daily workflow.

NPA Treasurer, Michael Guerin, represents Northern Ireland.,is coming form Belfast to officially launch our new robot and give out the prize for the name the robot competition and we are so grateful he is flying over for this event.📷

Michael graduated with a BSc (Hons) Pharmacy degree from Brighton School of Pharmacy in 1986 and registered as a pharmacist in 1987. He acquired his first pharmacy in Belfast in 1988,  and has since overseen its growth into a group of more than 50 pharmacies trading as MediCare Pharmacy. He is currently the Managing Director and Superintendent Pharmacist  of the Group.

Since registering as a pharmacist, Michael has played a leading role in most of the pharmacy professional bodies that decide and negotiate the future direction and role of pharmacy in Northern Ireland. He is a member and past Chairman of the Pharmaceutical  Contractors Committee and past Chairman of the EHSSB Area Pharmaceutical Advisory Committee. Michael joined the Board in 2005 representing Northern Ireland and was elected Treasurer in April 2010.

Come along and see for yourself at our open day

A family business supporting your families health and wellbeing.Greater access to NHS care in the heart of our community 

My daughter Kara ,one of our Pharmacists and her baby Scarlett and David

Pharmacy First is for all the family, every generation, supporting easier access to NHS Care inCommunity Pharmacy and the national PGDs for UTI and Impetigo as well as the national Minor Ailments and CMS have all been put in place by the NHS and the government to support the vision.

Community Pharmacy Scotland announcing more educational support yesterday further allows our pharmacists the opportunity  to get funded places for  the Independent Prescribers qualifications and clinical skills to deliver even more to the public within our NHS. Great news and lots to celebrate so pop along with the family for a fun and educational day at Cadham.

Berni and team cadham X


Contact Details

Cadham Pharmacy 

8 Cadham Centre



01592 743 639 option 4

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Premises registration number: 1042081

Superintendent Pharmacist: Bernadette Brown