The Department employees around 16 staff members and supplies all the medicines and surgical requirements in the hospital.
The department dispenses pharmaceutical products, advice medical and nursing staff on the selection of the appropriate use of medicines. It provides information and instructions to patients on how to manage medicines to ensure effective treatment.
• The department dispenses prescriptions for inpatients and outpatients only
• The department dispenses prescriptions with the stamp from the hospital’s Outpatients Desk and the wards.
• Ward staff collect drugs for inpatients.
The department does not dispense any prescriptions issued outside the hospital, that is from general practitioners and other institutions as these have to be taken to retail pharmacies.
Contact Details: Medicine information enquiries medicine help line
Main Pharmacy 31380/31483/31038/31138 extension 2171 and 2069. This is where you access all information on medicines use, to health professionals and patients.
Monday – Friday 0800 hours – 1630 hours for both in and outpatients
After hours, Weekends and Public Holidays there is staff on call for all emergencies.
NB:- Only our qualified Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians go on call.