Concord International Hospital Pharmacy can be accessed by Pharmacy staff and on-site Resident Medical Officer 24 hours a day to ensure drug treatments are commenced without delay, there are networks of drug vendors that pharmacy has connected for drug procurement purpose around the clock.
The Pharmacy aseptic cleanroom is currently compliance to USP 797 standards for compounding sterile products. The pharmacy technicians are accredited annually by the external accredited agent for aseptic compounding to maintain a high standard of aseptic compounding skills.
Health Sciences Authority Singapore applies adaptive licensing mode. Therefore, many drugs approved by developed countries (including FDA) can be quickly obtained without time-consuming clinical trials. For new drugs which have not been listed in Singapore, special import will still be applied based on the patient’s clinical condition. The medication can be approved in a relatively short period of time due to the simple approval procedures.
Inpatient and Outpatient Clinical Services
Our pharmacists are an integral part of the healthcare team where the focus is firmly on patients. They work on a daily basis with doctors, nurses and other members of multidisciplinary teams to advise on the selection of medicine, the dose and route of administration for individual patients, such as tablet, injection, ointment or inhaler.
They provide information about potential side effects and ensure that new treatments are compatible with existing medication and monitor the effects of treatment to ensure that it is safe and effective.
Our pharmacist will give advice to retail customers on appropriate choice of over- the-counter medicine to manage their minor ailments.