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LloydsPharmacy Reviews

Updated 10 January 2019
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Pros
  • "Reasonable salary, no micro management good team" (in 12 reviews)

  • "Very friendly, good training,lovely customers" (in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • "Low pay, disorganized, bad till system" (in 20 reviews)

  • "only minimum wage paid to students" (in 20 reviews)

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  1. "trainee healthcare partner"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Trainee Healthcare Partner
    Current Employee - Trainee Healthcare Partner
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at LloydsPharmacy part-time

    Pros

    good place to work
    good people
    enjoyable work

    Cons

    no option to move upwards


  2. "Non Pharmacist Pharmacy Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at LloydsPharmacy full-time

    Pros

    Reasonable salary, no micro management good team

    Cons

    Steep learning curve if not from pharmacy background

  3. "Trainee Healthcare Partner"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at LloydsPharmacy part-time

    Pros

    Friendly support team
    Many policies to guide you as to the required standard of work
    Lots of product/services knowledge based assessments

    Cons

    Head Office instructions
    Low pay
    Unsociable hours with no enhancement
    Slow/no career progression


  4. "Pre reg pharmacist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at LloydsPharmacy full-time

    Pros

    Good training in a busy store, get to learn how to operate a pharmacy and meet customer needs. Great place to start of a pharmacy career.

    Cons

    Very unorganised and very little to no staff at all. Just seen as an extra pair of hands. Poor work culture as company is only interested in making a profit.

    Advice to Management

    Invest more in training and employing of more staff all over. Focus less on targets and more on people.


  5. "Trainee healthcare partner position"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at LloydsPharmacy full-time

    Pros

    Lovely group of people to work with.

    Cons

    The working hours weren't great.
    Got complained at by customers alot for things that aren't your fault (guess this happens with all customer service)


  6. "Long Term Employee"

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    Current Employee - Dispenser in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Current Employee - Dispenser in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at LloydsPharmacy part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    qualifications, other employees, flexibility in shifts

    Cons

    pay, a lot of responsibilty for little recognition


  7. "Relief Pharmacist"

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    Current Employee - Relief Pharmacist in Leeds, England
    Current Employee - Relief Pharmacist in Leeds, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at LloydsPharmacy full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    mileage and gphc fees paid

    Cons

    low hourly rate for pharmacist

  8. "Glad I left when I got the chance"

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    Former Employee - Pharmacy Assistant
    Former Employee - Pharmacy Assistant
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at LloydsPharmacy full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good hours
    Discounts
    Got the chance to complete my dispensing qualification

    Cons

    Lack of respect for Counter Assistants and Dispenser
    Awful pay with no encouragement to develop in the field

    Advice to Management

    Look after your employees on the ground not just your precious Pharmacists


  9. "Loyds pharmacy birmingham job review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at LloydsPharmacy full-time

    Pros

    Felxible working hours but low pay, enjoyable depending on customer levels and locum personality.

    Cons

    Locum competence levels affect smooth running and customer satisfaction.


  10. "Worryingly fragile company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Non Pharmacist Pharmacy Manager in Sheffield, England
    Current Employee - Non Pharmacist Pharmacy Manager in Sheffield, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at LloydsPharmacy full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Amazing and passionate store teams

    Cons

    Low salary and non existent Bonuses
    Lack of structure, stability or support from senior management or head office

    Advice to Management

    None, on my third area manager and 4th cluster manger in 18 months