DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACY SERVICES Aim to provide quality medicines with compassionate care. Mission is to provide cost effective, compassionate and quality pharmaceutical care to all patients with optimum support in all clinical areas with complete guidance and counseling. Vision is to be recognized as center of excellence and regional leader in pharmaceutical care through quality services, effective resource management, technological excellence through education and research. Services The scope of pharmacy services includes:
  • Inpatient pharmacy Service
  • Ambulatory Care (OPD) Pharmacy Services
  • Chemo Admixture Service (Oncology Pharmacy)
  • Compounding, TPN and IV Admixture Service
  • Drug & Poison Information Centre
  • Clinical Pharmacy Service
  • Surgical Supplies Distribution
Further details of each service are given below:

  • 24/7 working under supervision of qualified pharmacists
  • Maintaining optimum storage & safety requirements for drugs & supplies
  • Pharmacist intervention to avoid prescription/administration errors
  • Inventory and expiry management
  • Medication Reconciliation upon admission
  • Nursing education
  • Floor stocks, transfer kits and crash cart management etc.
  • Stat order and modified unit dose drug dispensing
  • Provision of drug information
  • Training of residents and interns

 

  • Dispensing under supervision of qualified pharmacists
  • Maintaining optimum storage & safety requirements for drugs & supplies
  • Pharmacist intervention to avoid prescription/administration errors
  • Inventory and expiry management
  • Patients counseling and education
  • Patient education brochures and demonstration of device use
  • Dispensing of vaccines and other specialized products
  • Floor stocks and crash cart management etc.
  • Provision of drug information
  • Training of residents and interns

  • Dispensing under supervision of qualified pharmacists
  • Maintaining optimum storage & safety requirements for drugs & supplies
  • Pharmacist intervention to avoid prescription/administration errors
  • Inventory and expiry management
  • Mixing and dispensing in most ready to use form of chemo drugs including IV, IT, PO and other routes
  • Patients counseling and education
  • Specially designed clean room and biological safety cabinets
  • Managing specialized dosage forms like ambulatory infusion pumps
  • Floor stocks and crash cart management etc.
  • Provision of drug information
  • Training of residents and interns

  • Compound a wide array of non-sterile and sterile products such as ointment, creams, lotions, syrups, capsules, injectables, irrigation sol., eye preparations etc.
  • Clean room as per USP 797/800 guidelines
  • Horizontal laminar flow hoods
  • Dispensing under supervision of qualified pharmacist
  • Maintaining optimum storage & safety requirements for drugs & supplies
  • Inventory and expiry management
  • Pharmacist intervention to avoid prescription/administration errors
  • Mixing and dispensing in most ready to use form of IV antibiotic to admitted patients
  • Individualized (patient wise) Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) compounding
  • Training of residents and interns

  • Provision of drug or Poison management information to healthcare professionals & community (layman)
  • Making drug evaluation monographs for formulary addition/deletion
  • Managing publications of newsletter
  • Safety alerts/memos/updates are released
  • Medication Availability alerts or recall alerts are released
  • Multidisciplinary Clinical rounds in key high risk wards (e.g. ICUs, Oncology, Transplant, Peads). Identifying and rectifying drug related problems
  • ADR tracking and reporting – trend analysis
  • Managing KPIs of clinical pharmacy e.g. renal dose adjustment, antibiotic stewardship, TDM, IV to PO switch etc.
  • Managing continuous education sessions for pharmacy staff, assessment tests and trainings (brief internships and 1 year post graduate residency program)
  • Managing clinical rotations of sister-concern Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University (STMU) Pharm.D students

  • Pharmacist oversight to entire service
  • 24/7 services – coverage to all critical areas: ICUs, wards, clinics, Cathlab, ER, diagnostics and OT
  • Maintaining optimum storage & safety requirements for supplies
  • Interventions to avoid over/under charging of supplies
  • Inventory and expiry management
  • Serve as a central source of information on all surgical supplies