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24 Hour Pharmacy

  • Works round the clock (24 hours / 365 days. Contact No. 044 - 45928889.
  • Work is according to national and international standards. (Joint commission international / national accreditation board for hospitals).
  • Pharmacy and therapeutic committee monitors approved any addition or deletion of drugs into the pharmacy (group of doctors, pharmacist and nurse).
  • New molecules introduced in the hospital are monitored for 3 months before adding it into the formulary.
  • Safety and efficiency of the drugs are maintained with proper storage.
  • Cold storage is maintained with 24 hours power backup.
  • Double checking of each and every drug before dispensing.
  • Highly concentrated electrolytes are not stored in the ward, rather diluted in pharmacy and sent.
  • High alert medication, look like and sound-alike drugs are dispensed with colour coded stickers.
  • Appropriateness of every prescription is checked by the prescription audit team.
  • Dilution of tablets is done, which is not commercially available in lower strength.
  • All emergency and essential drugs are stored in ward level itself.
  • Drugs that have expired or are nearing expiry will be removed from the shelf before 3 months.
  • All in-patient medication needs are met at the bed-side by using an online prescription.
  • Dispensing is done only by a qualified and registered pharmacist.
  • Any unused medications can be returned back to the pharmacy without any deduction.