The Pharmacy department supplies safe and effective medicines to inpatients and outpatients at the Women’s.

Our hospital pharmacists provide a wide range of services to multiple patient care areas, including the wards and clinics. This service promotes quality use of medicines.


  • Patient centred clinical pharmacy services are provided by our clinical pharmacists to all clinical areas – including maternity, gynaecology/oncology and neonatal intensive and special care
  • Medicines information service: a telephone service providing up-to-date information for the general public and health professionals on specialised medicine information in newborns, pregnancy and breastfeeding and for women’s health
  • Genetic counselling – specifically medicines exposure
  • Research; Clinical trials and studies 
  • Education and training
  • Quality use of medicines activities:
    • Drug committee 
    • Medication safety committee 
    • Adverse Drug Reaction committee
    • Antimicrobial stewardship committee
    • Research; Clinical trials and studies 
    • Contribution to guidelines, policies and procedures
  • Manufacturing and compounding of medicines relevant to the specialties

Clinical inclusion

Pharmacy services provided to the patients of the Royal Women’s Hospital

Clinical exclusion

Non pharmacy services 


Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5pm (except public holidays)