Western Hospital has an on-site Pharmacy Department which ensures that there is an efficient and timely dispensing of medications. Medications prescribed for use during your hospitalisation are covered under your health insurance.
Please bring your current medications into hospital as there will be a charge if your scripts need to be refilled.
Pharmacy costs for medications or other items supplied for home use are payable on discharge.
Western Hospital offers to all patients a "Pharmaceutical Care Card" which provides patients with the name and contact numbers of our Pharmacists if you have any concerns or questions regarding your medication, even after discharge.
Medication Profiles (MedProfs) are available for all patients commencing a new medication of if a patient requires further education.
Medication Reviews - the review of all medications and their interactions is also available during hospitalisation and post discharge upon referral.