NCHRC Hospital Pharmacy
Hospital pharmacy is a specialized field of pharmacy which forms an integrated part of patient health care in a health facility.
In NCHRC Hospital Pharmacy, we strive continuously to maintain and improve the medication management and pharmaceutical care of patients to the highest standards in a hospital setting by the team of registered and qualified pharmacy staff.
Our pharmacy practice follows standard practices implied by Hospital Pharmacy Guidelines 2072, Good Dispensing practice (GDP), Good Storage Practices (GSP) and ISO 9001:2015 Standards.
Missions of the hospital pharmacists:
- To be part of the medication management in hospitals, which encompasses the entire way in which medicines are selected, procured, delivered, prescribed, administered and reviewed to optimize the contribution that medicines make to producing informed and desired outcomes;
- To enhance the safety and quality of all medicine related processes affecting patients of the hospital to ensure the 7 “rights” are respected: right patient, right dose, right route, right time, right drug with the right information and documentation.
- Oncology drugs dispensing and counselling
- 24-hour Pharmacy Service
- Availability of a range of Registered Chemotherapy Medicines, Cancer Care Products and Surgical items
- Hassle free delivery of medicines to In-patients.
- Minimal stock-outs
- Online Pharmacy Service
- Pharmaceutical Care for Discharged Patients
Phone:+977-1-5251498, Ext.: 293 (Outpatient Pharmacy), Ext.: 340 (Inpatient Pharmacy)
Oncology Clinical Pharmacy Services
“We advance the safe and effective use of medicines”
Prescription medication use is widespread, complex, and increasingly risky. Advances in clinical therapeutics have undoubtedly resulted in major improvements in health for patients with many diseases, but these benefits have also been accompanied by increased risks. It has forced pharmacists to take a patient-centered approach and Pharmacist-directed medication therapy management is more important than ever. Within the context of Nepal, the term clinical pharmacist is still new and NCHRC has started the concept of clinical pharmacy for the first time in the field of oncology.
Who is a clinical pharmacist?
Clinical pharmacists are practitioners who provide comprehensive medication management and related care for patients in health care settings. Clinical pharmacist works directly with physicians, other health professionals, and interacts with the patients to ensure that the medications prescribed for patients contribute to the best possible health outcomes.
Aim of this Services at NCHRC?
- To be more accountable regarding patient care specially to ensure the medication safety.
Major Clinical Pharmacy services:
- Prescription Review
- Drug Interaction Review
- Supervision of Chemotherapy Drug Mixing
- Pre-Chemotherapy counselling about prescribed chemotherapy regimen, possible adverse effects and precautions.
- Adverse drug reaction (ADR) prevention and monitoring
- Anticoagulant therapy management
- Patient Tailored Drug Regimen: Renal & Hepatic Dose Adjustment
- Antibiotic stewardship
- Discharge Medication Reconciliation
Puskar Kunwor, M.Pharm
Sr. Clinical Pharmacist & Head, Clinical Pharmacy Services
Nepal Cancer Hospital & Research Center
E-mail address: email@example.com
Mob. No.: 9801240988