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Pharmacy Services is responsible for the safe and effective use of medications at Holland Bloorview. 

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Pharmacy Services is responsible for the safe and effective use of medications at Holland Bloorview. Clinical pharmacists work closely with clients, families, and the healthcare team to optimize medication therapy through direct patient care. Registered pharmacy technicians utilize a computerized unit dose system to provide drug distribution services in a safe, accurate and timely manner. Investigational drug services are also offered to support clinical drug trials at Holland Bloorview. Finally, pharmacy staff actively provide academic teaching in partnership with universities and colleges, and provide drug information to both clients and healthcare providers.

Direct patient care

Services of clinical pharmacists working collaboratively with clients, families and the interprofessional healthcare team to optimize health outcomes, by identifying, preventing, and resolving drug-related issues.

Drug distribution

Services that provide medication procurement, preparation and distribution to inpatients and Special Access Drugs to outpatients in a safe and timely manner that meets all legal requirements.

Drug use management

Services that provide oversight, monitoring and reporting of medication use at Holland Bloorview to promote a safe, effective, efficient system, minimize the likelihood of medication error or harm, and support medication best practices.

Investigational drug services

Services that support clinical drug trials to produce high quality research that meets all regulations and guidelines.

Drug information and education

Services that provide drug information and continuing education to members of the interprofessional care team and students, including training of the next generation of experts in pharmacotherapy in pediatric rehabilitation.