Under pharmacist supervision, pharmacy technicians:
supply medicines to patients, whether on prescription or over the counter
assemble medicines for prescriptions
provide information to patients and other healthcare professionals.
Pharmacy technicians also:
manage areas of medicines supply such as dispensaries
supervise other pharmacy staff
produce medicines in hospitals and the pharmaceutical industry.

Where do pharmacy technicians work?

Pharmacy technicians work in many different work environments. These include:

Community pharmacies (sometimes called retail or high street pharmacy) and hospitals. Most pharmacy technicians work in community and hospital pharmacy
Pharmaceutical production or sales in the pharmaceutical industry
Prisons, primary care organisations, education and training, the military, veterinary pharmacy and pharmacy organisations.

Related: 14 Reasons to Be a Pharmacy Technician in 2020

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