Clinical Pharmacy


Clinical Pharmacy

The Department of Clinical Pharmacy at JSS Hospital is committed to promote safe and quality use of medicines. Department is actively involved in Clinical Pharmacy Practice, Clinical Research, Patient Care Research, Teaching and Training of Health Care Professionals in the area of rational drug use.

Clinical Pharmacy Services provided:

  • Medicines & Therapeutic Information Service
  • Poison Information Service
  • Drug therapy review
  • Adverse drug reaction (ADR) reporting, monitoring and management
  • Adverse event following immunisation (AEFI) reporting program
  • Medication error reporting program (MERP)
  • In-patient medication counselling
  • Ambulatory patient counselling
  • Pharmacotherapy referrals
  • Dose division

Clinical Research:

  • Coordination of clinical trials
  • Investigator initiated clinical trials
  • Consultancy services

Patient Care Research:

  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Drug utilization evaluation
  • Medication adherence
  • Quality of life research
  • Outcomes research
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Detection and prevention of medication errors
  • Comparative effectiveness research
  • Developing guidelines for rational drug use
  • Impact of pharmacy services and research

Continuous Professional Development:

  • Training community pharmacists on safe and effective use of medicines
  • Creating awareness onimportance of reporting of adverse drug reactions amongst community pharmacists
  • Creating awareness on poison information amongst healthcare professionals and general public