Pharmacy

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.

Specialities

  • 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 

Frequency

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


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