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Location:  LCP Main Lobby
Operating Hours:  24 hours, Monday to Sunday
Contact Information:  (02) 9246101 local 238, 281pharmacy

The PHARMACY DIVISION shall be directly under the office of the Deputy Director for Hospital Support Services (DDHSS).  This Division directs and implements programs, projects and activities for the provision of safe, affordable and efficacious medicines consistent with the Generics Act of 1988, Philippine National Drug Formulary (PNDF) and DOH policies, rules and regulations. 

 

Services under this division include:

pharmacy2Dispensing Service - considered by many as the main faunction of the Pharmacy.  In-patient, Out-patient and general public services fall under this section.

clinical2Clinical Service - formulation and implementation of guidelines on rational drug use, as well as the detection, monitoring and reporting of medication errors and adverse drug reactions.  This Section handles patient eductaion/counseling and drug product information.

Compounding Service - activities for special dosage forms and formulations not commercially available.

Training and Research Service - refers to the training of new staff and the continuous educational program of personnel. Provides training for undergraduate major and minor hospital pharmacy internship.  Assist in the clinical researches by the medical staff.

pharmacyAdministrative Service - mainly focuses on the regulatory requirements of the Pharmacy.  This is the section which addresses the medicine needs of the hospital.  It includes medicine procurement, storage, inventory management, cost planning, budgeting, financial management, preparation of reports, report transmission and record filing.