Pharmacy Services - Caulfield Hospital
Description of Service
Services are provided to the acute, rehabilitation, and Baringa wards at Caulfield Hospital:
- Supply/Dispensing Service: is offered to inpatients, and outpatients of the consulting clinics on Section - 100 drugs.
- Clinical Service: pharmacists review medication orders and advise prescribers on most appropriate and cost-effective drugs and doses. Pharmacokinetic monitoring and predictions for high-risk drugs, eg gentamicin is also provided.
- Education Service: pharmacists also educate outpatients and at-risk patients at time of discharge, as well as provide drug information to medical and nursing staff.
The services are backed up by The Alfred Pharmacy, and are ISO-9002 certified.