The role of the pharmacy department was and still is effective in the hospital, as it is considered the primary reference for the medical staff in relation to medicine.
The pharmacy is managed by a legally qualified staff with high pharmaceutical efficiency, and it has sufficient space for work management in addition to warehouses to store medicine within proper storage conditions.
The most important services provided by the pharmacy department:
Review medications prescriptions given to the patients before dispensing to make sure of the correct medication and the correct dose according to the age of the patient.
Follow-up and supervision of emergency medicine in hospital departments at the end of each month and upon opening the trolley.
When there is a resuscitation state of the heart and lungs, the drugs and the shelf life are checked.
Follow-up of narcotic drugs in coordination with the Ministry of Health and heads of nursing departments in addition to application of all laws related to this field accurately.
Attending several workshops in coordination with several organizations.
Strengthen relations between the Istiklal Hospital pharmacy and the health sector; pharmacists in the Royal Medical Services ,King Hussein Cancer Center, the Ministry of Health hospitals, the private sector, and pharmaceutical companies. These medical relationships have a positive impact on the safety and health of the patient, where cooperation is maintained to provide medicines that are not available.
Organizing many free medical days in coordination with JFDA.
Proper administration of medicine in the hospital not only inside the pharmacy, but in every department that has medicine by setting a medication management plan policy and putting indicators for applying this policy inside and outside the pharmacy through periodic rounds by the pharmacy department staff to the nursing departments.
Continuous follow-up to patients by observing the completion of the patient’s prescription before dispensing (the patient’s name, age, weight, sensitivity) and coordinating with the specialist doctor in case that the prescription is not clear.
Daily rounds on patients by the clinical pharmacists and keeping in contact with specialist doctors and residents if any adverse event or near miss are noticed between the medications given to the patient.
Supporting senior management, putting in required changes, and stating the importance of these changes.
Creating the spirit of one working team between the pharmacy department staff first , the nursing staff and doctors for the patient’s benefit as well as safety and creating a positive spirit of work.
The pharmaceutical consultation service to provide answers to any customer inquiries related to drugs.