Services offered by Taranaki DHB's Hospital Pharmacy Department include:

  • Clinical Ward Pharmacy - medicines reconcilliation, medicine therapy assessment, promoting quality, safe, cost effective therapy to ensure the best outcomes for the patient and the organisation.
  • Maintenance of clinical treatment guidelines, including antibiotic guidelines and reserve antibiotic procedures.
  • Maintenance of the Taranaki DHB's Preferred Medicine List (PML).
  • Medicine utilisation information.
  • Pharmaceutical supply - provision of all inpatient medication.
  • Sterile (e.g. TPN, eye drops) and non-sterile manufacturing.
  • Chemotherapy supply.
  • Provision of pharmacy bulletins.

The Hospital Pharmacy is not able to do outpatient dispensing.

New Service Model for Community Pharmacy

Under the new Pharmacy Services Agreement, which started on 1 July 2012, Taranaki DHB along with the other 19 DHBs are looking to see a stronger emphasis on community pharmacist services to patients with higher needs through the development of a three-tiered service and funding model.
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Development of a Taranaki Community Pharmacy Services Strategy and Interim Procurement Policy

Taranaki DHB will be developing and implementing a Community Pharmacy Services Strategy during 2019. In the interim we have developed a procurement policy which will guide how we contract for community pharmacy services.
Further information can be found on the Document Library under Pharmacy.

Find us:

Taranaki DHB's hospital pharmacy is located on level 1, in the main corridor, for the provision of inpatient medication.

Last updated: Thursday, March 7, 2019

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