Department of Pharmacy of Thu Cuc International General Hospital with a team of experienced and qualified pharmacists and modern and spacious facilities promptly supplies drugs, chemicals, and medical supplies, serving the treatment process of inpatients and outpatients.
1. Facilities of Pharmacy Department
The Department of Pharmacy has a spacious and clean space, located on the 2nd floor of Thu Cuc International General Hospital, which is very convenient for patients. As a large and essential part of the hospital, the Department of Pharmacy is responsible for supplying pharmaceuticals and medical supplies throughout the hospital as well as medicine for the examination and outpatient departments. The department manages and enforces pharmaceutical regulations, monitors the reasonable and safe use of drugs in treatment.
Up to now, the Department of Pharmacy has organized a full system of functional departments including warehouse system, pharmaceutical profession, clinical pharmacy – drug information, statistics and preparation. The whole hospital has also applied a management system with modern and advanced information technology. In particular, Thu Cuc‘s Pharmacy Department is one of the first Hospital Pharmacies meeting the “Good Pharmacy Practice – GPP” standard, with the goal “For everyone’s health”. GPP is one of the standards issued and applied by the Ministry of Health to assess and accredit quality for pharmacies nationwide and not many pharmacies meet this standard.
2. A team of qualified pharmacists with good medical ethics
The staff of the Pharmacy Department – Thu Cuc International General Hospital are professional pharmacists with good medical ethics. Among them, it is impossible not to mention Doctor, Pharmacist Pham Minh Hung – Head of Pharmacy Department of Thu Cuc International General Hospital. He has over 30 years of professional experience. Doctor, Pharmacist Pham Minh Hung used to hold many important positions such as former Head of Pharmacy at Saint Paul Hospital. Currently, he is also the Chairman of the Hanoi Hospital Pharmacy Association and Vice Dean of the Department of Pharmacology – Clinical Pharmacy, Phenikaa University.
In addition, there are many other pharmacists of Thu Cuc Hospital who constantly research and update advanced medical knowledge, regulations on drug use and storage to ensure safety and effectiveness in the use of drugs for patients. Medicines of clearly documented origin, imported from reputable drug suppliers licensed by the Ministry of Health
The process of drug storage at the Department of Pharmacy at Thu Cuc International Hospital is also strictly controlled in accordance with regulations. The drugs are prescribed for patients in accordance with the diagnosis and disease development, age, weight, etc. of the patient in addition to minimizing side effects.
3. Professional cooperation with many domestic and foreign pharmaceutical companies
Department of Pharmacy has professional cooperation relationships with many domestic and foreign pharmaceutical companies as well as importers and distributors including medical equipment. Department of Pharmacy participates in specialized reporting seminars in the country and frequently organizes research and training programs to improve pharmaceutical skills for staff in the department.
The process of receiving prescriptions and paying is quickly implemented. Payment in cash or using electronic cards helps save time for the patient.
With 5-R criteria when using drugs for patients including right patient, right medicine, right dose, right route and right time, the Department of Pharmacy has become a trusted address for all customers when visiting and treating at Thu Cuc Hospital.
4. Supporting foreign patients
At Thu Cuc International General Hospital, a team of experienced interpreters is always ready to kindly support foreign patients during the examination, treatment and completion of the procedures such as medical records and insurance payment guarantees.
Foreign patients can schedule appointments and perform tests through the switchboard so that they do not have to wait long.
Especially, in terms of costs, Thu Cuc International General Hospital associates with most of the insurance companies on the market, assisting foreign customers with insurance payment guarantees.