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This page is a free sample showing what a hospital policy should look like. It can work at your place, you might need to modify it a little. The hospital here is HOSPITAL X. You might need to change that to your own institution name.
The primary function of pharmacy is to provide/dispense medication to patients for the highest quality and service consistent with accepted ethical, legal and professional practices.
- To provide 24 hours quality services for hospital to include Unit Dose services and intravenous admixture (T.P.N, Electrolytes & I.V.) to ensure a high quality of preparation to eliminate problems of sterility of parenteral medications and possible wastage.
- To provide planned Pharmaceutical Care to each patient through pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy supportive staff according to the standards established by international accreditation bodies, professional pharmacy organization and regulatory agencies.
- To perform continuous performance improvement activities so as to maintain professional standards of pharmacy practice.
- To perform education, training and competency assessment activities with pharmacy staff so as to maintain quality practice.
- Distribution and control of all drugs within the hospital by using a strict formulary.
- To monitor regimen for each patient so that specific therapeutic outcomes will result in improved patient quality of life.
- To develop drug utilization and review committee in conjunction with pharmacy and therapeutic committee.
- To provide drug information from professionally recognized medical/pharmaceutical sources to all health care professionals.
- To maintain pharmacy staff continuous education program through the in-service lectures, national and international symposiums workshops.
- To develop the pharmacist's skill in data collection, literature analysis and evaluation.
- To improve the skills, resources, and operating procedures needed to maintain high quality pharmaceutical services.
- To eliminate possible errors causes for drug expiration.
- To obtain effective maximum utilization of drugs.
- To ensure short dispensing time for the patients.
- To minimize and monitor possible Medication errors, adverse drug reactions & Allergy of all drug.
- By implementing a strict Quality Control Procedure.
- Improvement for the quality and quantity of work.
- To broaden knowledge in the recent advances in the field of pharmacy services by continuous education programs.
- To participate in continuing education activities.
- To publish a pharmacy newsletter bimonthly for the purpose of providing health professionals with timely, updated drug and poison information.
- To document for each patient the pharmaceutical care process (i.e. assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation) from admission through discharge.
- To provide clinical pharmacy services within the pharmacy department and institution.
- To have reference in the pharmacy that will include textbook, journals and abstracts.
- To have guidelines regarding prescribing of medicines especially the most expensive items.
- To provide patient and family education.
- To give and improve the quality of patient care by promoting the safe and rational use of medications.
- To ensure patients safety, enhance drug effectiveness and minimize hospital cost.
CEO & Medical Director
Quality Management Department
Signed original is maintained in Manual & Indexing Office
inpatient Pharmacy Supervisor
outpatient Pharmacy Supervisor
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)