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Pharmacy

Introduction

Our Pharmacy department is composed of the following sections, and is responsible for the provision of professional pharmaceutical services, including dispensing and medication consultation to all patients and healthcare professionals.

Outpatient Pharmacy / Specialized Outpatient Clinic Pharmacy

Outpatient Pharmacy / Specialized Outpatient Clinic Pharmacy

Outpatient Pharmacy / Specialized Outpatient Clinic Pharmacy

Our pharmacy department is on M/F, central wing of Pok Oi Hospital, and we are responsible for the outpatient dispensing services for all patients.

Scope of Services:

Dispense prescriptions from:
  • Accident and Emergency Department
  • Specialized Outpatient Clinic
  • Family Medicine Clinic
  • Discharge Medication
  • Hospital Authority Staff Clinic

Service Hours:

Monday to Sunday and Public Holidays 24 hours Service (Service Break: 03:00 - 04:00)

Inpatient Pharmacy

Inpatient Pharmacy

Inpatient pharmacy is on M/F, central wing of Pok Oi Hospital

Scope of Services:

  • Screening and confirming doctors’ prescription to patients
  • Provide medications for all inpatient patients
  • Replenish ward stock medication periodically
  • Small-scale drug manufacturing, e.g. medications that requires reconstitution immediately
  • Provide drug information services to all healthcare professionals

Service Hours:

Monday to Sunday and Public Holidays 24 hours Service (Service Break: 03:00 - 04:00)

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Section

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Section is one of the unit of inpatient pharmacy.

Scope of Services:

  • Small-scale drug manufacturing, e.g. medications that requires reconstitution immediately
  • Repackaging of medication stocks to wards and Accident and Emergency Department
  • Pre-packing medications with designated quantity for outpatient dispensing

Procurement Section

Procurement Section

Procurement Section

Procurement section is on M/F, central wing of Pok Oi Hospital.

Scope of Services:

  • Procure medications and other pharmaceutical products
  • Ensure medication supply
  • Management of drug stores
  • Management and provision of medical gases

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Staff & YOU

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Staff & YOU

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Staff & YOU

Pharmacist and pharmacy staff can:

1. Dispense medications prescribed by Doctor with

  • Correct medication
  • Correct Quantity
  • Screening and confirming doctors’ prescription to ensure patient safety

2. Introduce accurate and sensible drug knowledge

  • Correct time of administration
  • Correct dosage
  • Special drug storage condition
  • Additional information on taking the medicine, e.g. complete the course of treatment or whether can take the medications concurrently
  • Provide more healthcare and drug knowledge

3. Conduct drug education and counseling

  • Answer patients’ inquiry on drug therapy
  • Introduce the use of medication devices such as inhalers
  • Manage treatment failure
  • Suggest medication adjustment to doctors according to patients’ needs