Pharmacy Department
 
Headwaters Pharmacy Department provides:
  • Pharmaceutical care to patients
  • Safe and efficient drug distribution services
Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians are integral members of your health care interdisciplinary team working with physicians, nurses and frontline staff to manage patients’ medication.

The pharmacist:
  • Reviews medication orders before administration
  • Assesses patient to see if they need more comprehensive pharmaceutical care
  • Educates patients and family members about the safe and effective use of their medication while in hospital or after discharge
  • Provides drug information to physicians, nurses, health professionals and patients
The pharmacy technician:
  • Ensures prescribed drugs are available for patients
  • Processes orders for oral, topical and intravenous medications
  • Responsible for quality control measures to improve patient safety and efficiency within the drug distribution system