A Pharmacist is available onsite Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm. We are supported by offsite telepharmacy overnight, on weekends and stat holidays.
The pharmacy is responsible for overseeing the safe and effective drug distribution in the hospital, as well as being a source of drug information for health care professionals, patients and families. Pharmacy services also include consultation on physician request, medication monitoring, drug interaction checks and review of patient drug therapy.
The physicians and staff of LWHA request that patients bring all current medications to the hospital for Emergency Room visits, preoperative clinics and planned admissions. To provide the best possible medication care the health care team must know about all medications taken. This includes drugs taken by prescription and medicines purchased over the counter. On occasion patients may have to supply their own medications such as birth control tablets, eye drops, nasal sprays, vitamins and herbal products. For more information on Medication Reconciliation expand the section below.