The opening of the Pharmacy Unit of Sipitang Hospital coincide with the commissioning
of the hospital. As the other unit found this Hospital , its start the operation on the 10th of
The set up of the Pharmacy Unit of this Hospital differs from other Pharmacy unit
found in other Hospital in Sabah. Separate counter was built for out- patient dispensing
counter and for ward supply. Many rooms of different function and purposes was also
included in the set up of this unit such as Internal preparation room, room for liquid
preparation, corrosive substance store, raw material store, empty bottle store, I.V Drip store
and also a room specially for a Pharmacist. A comfortable rest room with settee for the staff
convenience was one of the characteristic not found in other Pharmacy unit of other Hospital
Administrative wise, this unit also took charge of the Hospital Store. One Storekeeper
and an attendant is responsible to ensure smooth operation of the Store Unit inclusively the
Inflammable Store which was situated behind
the Store building.
The objective of this unit is to give an efficient, effective and qualitative
pharmaceutical services to the patient by:
correctly according to their needs and attended with kindness esmile.
through detail explanation.
ensure that stock are available and sufficient at all times so as to minimize
inconvenience to the customer and also to prevent wastage.
misuse according to Poison Ordinance
-supply of medication by system unit of use.
-supply of floor stock system.
-supply of disinfectant, lotion and intravenous fluid.
-supply of emergency trolley drug.
-inspection and control drugs.
-Out-patient department counter service for general cases attending at
Health Clinic, Sipitang .
-Hospital Counter service for patient attending the Accident and
Emergency Unit and review cases.
-Bedside dispensing :- Dispensing for discharged patient
in the ward.
3. Substore Pharmacy
-Indenting drugs from Integrated Store.
-Supply to Out-Patient Department pharmacy.
4. Production Section
|-Prepackaging of medication like tablet, mixture and syrup.|
|-Preparation of extemporaneous items.|
|-Dilution of lotion and disinfectant.|
5. Integrated Store
|-Purchasing of drugs and non drug.|
-Indenting of drug and non drug from Central Medical Store and Remedi
Pharmaceutical (M) Sdn. Bhd.
-Supply of drug and non drug to all unit and the hospital and three Health
Clinic namely K.K Meligan, K.K Sindumin and M.C.H. Clinic
|Post||No. of Post Available||No. of Post Filled||No. of Vacancies|
|Senior Pharmacy Assistant U7||1||1||-|
|1. No. of Prescription received 34,217||37,335||40,922||44,009|
|2. No. of Drug Profile and Indent. 2,698||3,382||3,194||2,931|
|3.No. of Ward Functioning with unit 2||2||2||2|
4.Quantity for galenical preparation 1958.75L 3464.68L
including internal, external
disinfectant and lotion.
|5. No. of item receive.||1594 720 697 895|
|6. No. of item supplied.||3,036||2,911||2,967||4,049|
|Ward supply Out-Patient||Production||Sub-store|
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