About the Pharmacy

  • The hospital pharmacist is part of the healthcare team at the RCH and ensures the safe and effective use of medicines throughout all areas of the hospital. 

    The RCH Pharmacy provides a comprehensive, patient focused service to the patients of the RCH. We support the other members of the healthcare team in all aspects of medicines management. Our aim is for the quality use of medicines in children. 

    COVID-19: Frequently asked questions (new)

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    Our services include:

    • Clinical pharmacy for inpatients and outpatients
    • Clinical trials
    • Sterile and extemporaneous manufacturing of medicines
    • Drug distribution 

    RCH Pharmacy publications

    The RCH Pharmacy also publishes specialist paediatric medicines information to assist in the safe and effective use of medicines in children. 

    • Paediatric Injectable Guidelines

    The role of hospital pharmacists

    Find out more about hospital pharmacists and their role in the healthcare team