Hive Pharmacy is a 5-star NHS.uk rated service that has been serving patients for over 60 years. In addition to fulfilling your prescriptions and providing general medications, we stock a wide range of products to keep you in peak condition covering health, beauty, body care, sport-related and footcare. Being a Healthy Living Pharmacy, we are there to help and support you make informed social and health decisions. To provide advice and assistance for both minor ailments and major diseases such as diabetes, coronary heart disease and respiratory conditions. We pride ourselves on the relationships and understanding we have developed with our clients, ensuring we provide the best service and care that we can.
Hive has long history of teaching. Pharmacy graduates, FY2 doctors, GP registrars, trainee nurses all learn at Hive Pharmacy. Please remember that we are a learning pharmacy and sometimes you may be served with a student with less experience. Rest assured, there is always a senior pharmacist in store whom you can request any time.
Hive Pharmacy is Regulated:
GPHC registration : 1035132 click here
GPHC registered graduate training site: click here
MHRA approved company: click here
Between all the team, there is over 70 years of pharmacy experience. Our team are patient focused and friendly. Read the NHS.UK reviews of Hive Pharmacy to see what some of our customers say.
All members of the team undergo regular pharmaceutical learning and can help you with a majority of ailments. Sharon and Amanda can look after the vast majority of your needs at the counter, whilst our dispensers and graduate can handle medication queries.
We currently have three pharmacists. They are Sonam, Sachin and Kishan.
Meet the Pharmacist Manager
Sonam qualified in 2018 by passing the GPHC exam first time. She has excellent communication and consultation skills. Additionally qualified to deliver medicines use reviews, new medicines advice, emergency contraception, chlamydia treatment and flu vaccination, she is a highly skilled and knowledgeable pharmacist.
Meet the Superintendent Pharmacist
Sachin qualified with a masters degree from the UCL London School Of Pharmacy, and went on to do a training year at Boots. 6 months later he became a Boots manager. He moved on to manage an independent pharmacy in Billericay, and also won a position for South West Essex Primary Care Trust (PCT) as a Medicines Management Pharmacist. This role included care home medication review and optimisation, practice QOF support, long-term condition clinics such as COPD, reviewing high-risk medicines, and conducting drug switches. Sachins two most notable achievements for the PCT, was sitting on the steering group and the development of Englands first NHS Cardiovascular Screening Programme; and running the regions Swine Flu Treatment Collection Centre, handing out hundreds of doses of antiviral medication daily. After this, he moved on to manage ASDA pharmacy Basildon, during which time he continued to do work for the PCT. At ASDA, Sachin became regional lead, responsible for recruitment of pharmacists in the region and improving under-performing stores. Sachin has also worked in both NHS and private hospitals as well as pharmacies up and down the UK. His most recent major achievement was a Post Graduate University course and working with a GP for one year, Sachin qualified as a Pharmacist Independent Prescriber (PIP) in 2009. Sachin bought Hive Pharmacy in 2010, and now enjoys tutoring pharmacy graduates each year. In January 2020 nominated for the role of Primary Care Network pharmacy lead. This role involves collaborating with other pharmacies and GPs to improve public health locally for 40,000 residents in Surrey.