Mayberry Pharmacy nominated for 4 Awards in the Welsh Pharmacy Awards 2020!
The Welsh Pharmacy Awards are designed to honour healthcare heroes and recognise the exceptional work that pharmacies across Wales have contributed. This is especially important in 2020 after the challenging year we’ve all faced. Mayberry Pharmacy and our pharmacist, Jonathan Smith are honoured to have been nominated for 4 different awards at this prestigious event. Sadly the awards night has been postponed due to the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic. The event is now scheduled to take place on Wednesday 9th December 2020.
Independent Community Pharmacist of the Year
The title of Independent Community Pharmacist of the Year will be awarded to a pharmacist from the community setting who has made significant, influential and sustained contributions to pharmacy practice in Wales.
One of our pharmacists, Jonathan Smith has been announced as a finalist for the Independent Community Pharmacist of the Year Award. This has not come as a shock to any of his colleagues or customers as his dedication to the local community does not go unnoticed. He’s consistently gone above and beyond in our Newport branch to support the pharmacy team in providing advice and supporting customers every day.
Independent Community Pharmacy Practice of the Year
The Pharmacy Practice of the Year Award is targeted at pharmacies who have demonstrated high standards of healthcare delivery. The winning pharmacy must display excellence in a particular professional aspect which ensures outstanding service to their customers.
Our Mayberry Pharmacy team in Blackwood are honoured to have been nominated for this prestigious award. We are proud of our work liaising with GPs, nurses, hospitals and nursing homes to provide additional services and support to our local communities. We have received positive feedback from our customers, praising the introduction of original services like MediPack as well as our prescription delivery service, which have been vital in supporting people as they shield from the COVID-19 virus. We don’t believe that anyone should put their health at risk in order to receive life-saving medication, so if you’re shielding we will do everything that we can to ensure your prescription is delivered to your door, free of charge.
Excellence in Delivering Self-Care Agenda in Community Pharmacy
This award, sponsored by Johnson & Johnson is awarded to the pharmacy that demonstrates a commitment towards patient self-care within community pharmacy. This can be achieved through the use of category management techniques, clear category signposting and visible promotion of pharmacy services.
Our MediPack and Mayberry Pharmacy teams in Blackwood have once again been nominated for this award for our dedication in supporting our communities in supporting themselves through effective self-care. We offer a wide variety of support services including information and guidance to help patients quit smoking, mental health resources and health and weight loss services. Being recognised for our work in this field means a great deal to our hardworking pharmaceutical teams.
Management of Substance Dependency in the Community
Unfortunately, substance dependency is a growing problem in Wales and quite often it is pharmacists who are at the forefront of this patient service. This award category aims to recognise pharmacists or pharmacies which have developed and successfully adapted to improve the management of their substance dependency services to the patient.
Jonathan Smith was nominated for a second award this year for his incredible work in the Newport branch. We are very proud of his commitment to providing information and support to those battling with substance dependency problems. We’d like to take a moment to thank Jonathan for his continued hard work and outstanding achievements this year.
We will continue to proudly serve our local communities regardless of the difficulties this year has thrown us all. We look forward to attending the awards ceremony on Wednesday 9th December at the Vale Resort, Vale of Glamorgan. Thank you to those who nominated us in the Welsh Pharmacy Awards 2020.