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Pharmacy

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The Mengo Hospital pharmacy is spear headed by two pharmacists whose roles are

  •  Manage the daily operations of the Pharmacy to ensure smooth workflow and are according to Good Pharmacy Practices.
  • Supervise and mentor Pharmacy staff in the Pharmacy processes and procedures.
  • Provide Medicines related information/advice to clients and other healthcare workers.
  • Liase with medicines regulatory bodies like NDA, PSU on behalf of Mengo Hospital.
  • Ensure production of eye drops and oxygen according to GMP.
  • Promote rational use of medicines in the hospital.
  • Ensure availability of safe, quality, and efficacious medicines and medical consumables
  • Monitoring of medicines inventory movement to ensure accountability of use.
  • Availing safe, quality, and efficacious medicines and medical consumables.
  • Proper storage of medicines and medical consumables according to good storage practices.
  • Dispensing of medicines and medical consumables to internal and external clients.
  • Providing medicines information to internal and external clients.
  • Production of eyedrops and oxygen according to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP).
  1. Dispensing Nurses
  • Dispense medicines and medical consumables to clients.
  • Provide clients with medicines related information.
  • Ensure that the Pharmacy unit is clean.

2. Pharmacy Assistants

  • Dispense medicines and medical consumables to clients.
  • Provide clients with medicines related information.
  • Ensure that the Pharmacy unit is clean.

3. Pharmacy Technicians

  • Ensure that the Pharmacy units are adequately stocked.
  • Validating prescriptions before filling them.
  • Monitor and track inventory movements.
  • Provide medicine related information to clients.

4. Stores Officers

  • Quantification of medicines and medical consumables needs.
  • Ensure Proper storage of medicines and medical consumables.
  • Reporting on about pharmacy stock.

A client accesses Pharmacy services from the Pharmacy units stationed in various sections of the hospital. Client accesses Pharmacy after the doctor has prescribed for them. They can utilize Pharmacy services in case they want medicines related advice.

  • GOPD Pharmacy serving General Out-patients
  • POPD Pharmacy serving Private Out-patients
  • AC Pharmacy serving In-patients and consultation clinics
  • Nassolo Pharmacy serving Nassolo Children`s Out-patient clinic and ward
  • Mpereza ANC Pharmacy serving Antenatal Clinic and Mpereza maternity ward
  • Eye General and Private Pharmacies serving eye department

Mengo Hospital is endowed with variety of medical practitioners with various skill sets for the well-being of its clientele and therefore prescription patterns differ from prescriber to prescriber depending on the level of professionalism attained. However, the prescriptions are within the jurisdictions of the Standard Treatment protocols and they are made after careful examination of clients and necessary investigations

  • Incorrect self-diagnosis
  • Delays in seeking medical advice when needed
  • Infrequent but severe adverse reactions or side effects
  • Dangerous drug interactions
  • Incorrect manner of administration
  • Incorrect dosage
  • Incorrect choice of therapy
  • Masking of a severe disease
  • Risk of dependence and abuse.
  • Development of anti-microbial resistance

 

Medicines are an important part of health but if not correctly handled and used can be a danger to health

Hospital Pharmacist Contacts

Dr. Dickens Ahabwe
Phone: +256 702 064 908
Dr. Micheal Kavulu
Phone: +256 706 339 386