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Pharmaceutical Technicians

About this career

£24,715

Median salary

New workers start around £14,079.08. Normal pay is £24,715 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £36,347.07.

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Subjects achieved a 100% pass rate, including Maths, Further Maths, Physics, English Literature and Spanish.

About this career

  • Checks stock levels, orders new stock from pharmaceutical companies and ensures that drugs are stored appropriately.
  • Advises patients or customers on the use of drugs prescribed or medication purchased over the counter.
  • Maintains records of prescriptions received and drugs issued.
  • Labels and checks items prior to dispensing.
  • Prepares specialised, tailor-made drugs for intravenous administration by hospital medical staff.
  • Prepares drugs and medicines under the supervision of pharmacist.
  • Checks received prescriptions for legality and accuracy.

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