Hospital Pharmacy Services
The services offered by hospital pharmacies are quite similar in all universtity hospitals. The most common hospital pharmacy services in investigational medicinal products logistic include:
- ordering and receipt of investigational medicinal products (including checking the condition of the investigational medicinal products on arrival)
- storage (including e.g. temperature monitoring
- technical handling (reconstitution, preparation)
- delivery / distribution
- return and / or destruction and respectively related documentation thereof.
The hospital pharmacy cannot return investigational medicinal products abroad; instead they are disposed of by the hospital pharmacy or returned to the sponsor via the medicinal product wholesaler as agreed.