The Pharmacy Department is one of the support service departments of Queen Elizabeth Hospital which was started in 1957.It has a history of more than 43 years old.
The Pharmacy Department is divided into five main services according to the
organization chart as follows :
1.2. Outpatient Pharmacy Service
1.3 Inpatient Pharmacy Service
1.4. Clinical Pharmacy Service
1.5. Store And Supplies
The Chief Pharmacist is responsible for the smooth running of the whole Pharmacy department including the management of staff, future planning including short term, intermediate and long terms plans, budgeting and expenditure for the department, implementation of the Client's Charter & ensuring that the Drugs and Poisons Information Center including the Pharmacy Continuing Education runs properly.
The Pharmacy department is headed by a Chief Pharmacist (U48), assisted
by 3 Pharmacists (U41) / 7 vacancies, 2 Chief Pharmacy Assistants (U36),
4 Senior Pharmacy Assistants (U32) and 28 Pharmacy Assistants (U29).
There are 1 Assistant Administration Officer, 2 Storekeepers,
3 Junior Storekeeper Assistants, 2 Senior Hospital Attendants , 8 Hospital
Attendants, 3 General Workers and 1 clerk .
Please see the Organisation Chart
At present, there
are 5 House Pharmacists who are doing their 12 month's pupilage as required
under the Pharmacist registration Act 1951, 5 Student Pharmacy Assistants
doing their first year practical training .
The Outpatient Pharmacy is divided into three sections :
3.1 Counter Dispensing Service
3.2 Production and Pre-Packing Service
3.3 Patients Counseling Service.
This section is headed by a Pharmacist, assisted by 1 Chief Pharmacy Assistant, 2 Senior Pharmacy Assistants, 18 Pharmacy Assistants and 3 Hospital Attendants.
4. Inpatient Pharmacy
The Inpatient Pharmacy is
divided into 2 sections:-
4.1. Traditional supply
4.2. Unit of use supply
5.1 Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)
5.2 Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM)
5.3 Cytotoxic Drug Reconstitution (CDR)
5.4 Drug and Poisons Information Center (DIC)
The Drug and Poisons Information
Center is divided into two units :-
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