The Out-Patient Pharmacy is located at the old OPD ( Out Patient Department Block) enclosing an area of about 1200 Sq. ft. It is surrounded by the Specialist Clinics, the Blood Bank, the Laboratory, X-Rays unit and the Casualty Department.
At the present moment, the Outpatient Pharmacy has a staff strength of about 30 personnel, comprising of 1 pharmacist in-charge, 1 Chief Pharmacy Assistant, 2 Senior Pharmacy Assistants 14 Pharmacy Assistants, 3 Attendants assisted by House Pharmacist (s) & Student Pharmacy Assistant (s).
The Out-Patient Pharmacy caters for an average of about 800 patients daily.
The specialist clinics comprise of Medical, Surgical, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatric Surgical, ENT,
The OPD Pharmacy provides Counter Services to the general public from 8.00 am to 10.30pm daily including Sundays and Public holidays.
The OPD Pharmacy has 4 counters, (1 counter for Receiving of prescriptions and 3 counters for dispensing of drugs to the patients). There are plans to upgrade the services by opening 2 counters, namely : the Express and Caring counter. The Express is for patients with 1 item prescription only, whereas the caring counter is for elderly (more than 60 years old) patients, pregnant women, handicapped, infants (less than 1 year old) and blood donors.
|The OPD Pharmacy also has a pre packing Section and a Manufacturing
Section. These 2 units are manned by 1 Senior
Pharmacy Assistant, 3 Pharmacy Assistants, 2 Attendants and assisted by Student Pharmacy
Assistant (s). The Pre packing Section pre-packs tablets, capsules,
syrups and mixtures for the counter services while the Manufacturing Section
manufactures syrups, mixtures, creams and ointment.
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