A long shot of the pharmacy window and desk inside a Mercy Health facility.

Pharmacy

Mercy Hospital for Women and Werribee Mercy Hospital both have pharmacies that provide medication and fill prescriptions for patients.

Pharmacies provide a range of medication management services, including:

  • clinical pharmacy services for inpatients at Mercy Hospital for Women and Werribee Mercy Hospital, including matching medications to prescriptions and patient counselling
  • supplying prescribed medications to patients at Mercy Hospital for Women and Werribee Mercy Hospital
  • purchasing, storage and supply of medications
  • auditing, reviewing and developing guidelines to ensure quality use of medications
  • an on-call pharmacist available outside of normal business hours for any urgent queries.

Further Reading

Drugs and poisons control in Victoria
Victorian Pharmacy Authority premises
Pharmacy Board of Australia registrations
Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia.

Last reviewed February 10, 2020.

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