The role of Pharmacy is to provide comprehensive, pharmaceutical services to meet the drug-related needs of our patients. We work with other members of the healthcare team to provide safe, cost-effective drug therapy.
IWK Pharmacy Services include:
Distribution and monitoring of medications via a variety of systems;
Preparation of pediatric dosage forms, not available from the manufacturer;
Reporting of adverse drug events;
Parenteral nutrition, chemotherapy, and intravenous medication preparation and monitoring;
Drug information services;
Review of medication usage;
Drug Formulary management;
Participation in Continuous Quality Improvement programs to ensure patient safety;
Pharmacy student and technician education;
Educating other healthcare professionals on drug therapy.