Hospital Pharmacy

Internship
By: Ang, Cordero Sy, Munsayac
Metropolitan Medical Center
1357 G Masangkay Street Tondo, Manila
Brief History
• Former name: Metropolitan Hospital
• Year established: 1962
• Founders:
– Dr. Pacifico Yap, Dr. Victor So Yee Piu, Dr. Go Kiat
Su (renowned doctors)
– Mr. James Cu, Mr. Amado Lim, and Mr. Lim Kong
Gee (top businessmen)
Classification of Hospital
• Type of service: General Hospital
• Type of Ownership: Private Hospital
• Bed Capacity: 400
• Length of Stay: until the patient can still pay
• Service capability: Trauma receiving facility
PHARMACY DEPARTMENT
Pharmacy Department
• Department: Ancillary Services
• Number of pharmacists: 18 pharmacists
– 1 Chief Pharmacist
– 1 Assistant Chief Pharmacist
– 5 Senior Pharmacist Supervisor
– 2 Senior Pharmacist
– 1 Junior Pharmacist Supervisor
– 8 Junior Pharmacist
• Number of non-pharmacists: None

Pharmacy Department
• Type of drug distribution system: Traditional
• Services offered
– In and outpatient dispensing services
– Drug information
– Compounding services
• Arrangement of stocks in shelves:
– Separately according to dosage forms
– Loose stock separated from sealed stock
– DDB stored in a locked cabinet
– Alphabetical order
Pharmacy Department
• Facilities:
– Dispensing area
– Compounding area
– Storage area
– Conference area
– Office
– Locker area
– Restroom

Pharmacy Department
• Healthcare professional involved in drug
distribution
– Doctor
– Pharmacist
– Nurse Aid
– Nurse

• Flow of drug distribution process (inpatient)
• Flow of drug distribution process (outpatient)
The End

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