SATELLITE PHARMACY LEVEL 5
The Satellite pharmacy on Level 5 assists the Ward Supply Pharmacy by offering services to the O & G wards. The goal of the satellite pharmacy is to provide services in patient-care with the highest quality in mind. Among the services that are carried out by the Satellite Pharmacy include patient counseling, in-patient and discharge medication dispensing and replenishing floor-stock and after office hour medication stocks.
MANUFACTURING AND PRE-PACKAGING SERVICES
This is an important unit that specialized in formulation and manufacturing of creams, lotions, and mixtures in accordance with the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). This unit also pre-packs drugs for both inpatient and outpatient pharmacies.
PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY SERVICES
Procurement and supplies of pharmaceuticals are carried out at the main drug store. It supplies drugs to the Main Pharmacy, Outpatient Pharmacy and Satellite Pharmacies. This store also supplies intravenous fluids and dialysis solutions directly to the wards.
RESEARCH AND EDUCATION
Research has increasingly become a key component activity in the recent years and is carried out in conjunction with clinical practice or other professional duties. Often, pharmacists work in collaboration with specialists and other pharmacists in the academic institutions and the national clinical research centres.
The Pharmacy Department is recognized by the Pharmacy Programme, Ministry of Health Malaysia as a training centre for pharmacists in nephrology, critical care and cytotoxic drug management and has trained pharmacists from other hospitals throughout the country.