Year 2017

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Charity Event 2017

posted Dec 26, 2017, 8:12 PM by Izam Ezri Mohd Zakaria   [ updated Dec 26, 2017, 8:13 PM ]

Wednesday, 20th December 2017:

Yearly, UMMC Pharmacy's Manufacturing Unit will hold a charity event for paediatric oncology patients. 

We received assistance from UMMC's Corporate Relations Department in organising the event. The children were celebrated and given gifts and balloons to cheer them up.

Good Pharmacy Practice Education (GPPEd) Program 2017

posted Dec 26, 2017, 7:47 PM by Izam Ezri Mohd Zakaria   [ updated Dec 26, 2017, 7:50 PM ]

Friday, 15th December 2017 2.30pm-4.45pm:

This program was organised by the Malaysian Pharmacy Students Association (MyPSA) under the Youth Chapter of the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (MPS).

The theme of this year's program is "Good Pharmacy Practice: Serving Mankind with Integrity".

9 delegates from various Asia-Pacific countries accompanied by 4-5 committee members were given a tour of UMMC Pharmacy's Outpatient Dispensary and Manufacturing Complex as part of the program's itinerary.

1st PharmUMMC / PharmSelatan Meeting

posted Dec 26, 2017, 7:20 PM by Izam Ezri Mohd Zakaria   [ updated Dec 26, 2017, 7:21 PM ]

Tuesday, 12th December 2017 5.00pm-6.30pm:

A meeting between staff of PharmUMMC / PharmSelatan and members of Pharmacy Management was finally initiated to sort out issues as well as gathering feedback.

This will hopefully be the first of many meetings to come, which will facilitate and improve the services provided by PharmUMMC / PharmSelatan to patients of UMMC.

Pharmacy Lunch Party 2017

posted Dec 26, 2017, 7:09 PM by Izam Ezri Mohd Zakaria   [ updated Dec 26, 2017, 7:11 PM ]

Tuesday, 12th December 2017 12.00pm-2.00pm:

Annual end of year lunch for Pharmacy Department.

Also in appreciation for staff who has recently retired or will be retiring as well as celebrating the birthday for several of our staff.

Annual Stock Take 2017- Emergency Pharmacy

posted Dec 26, 2017, 6:53 PM by Izam Ezri Mohd Zakaria   [ updated Dec 26, 2017, 6:55 PM ]

Tuesday, 12th December 2017 8.00am-1.00pm:


The annual stock take for Emergency Pharmacy proceeded without any complications on this date.

Annual Stock Take 2017- Outpatient & Paediatrics Pharmacy

posted Dec 13, 2017, 7:43 PM by Izam Ezri Mohd Zakaria   [ updated Dec 13, 2017, 7:57 PM ]

Saturday, 09th December 2017:

Both Outpatient and Paediatrics Pharmacy held their stock take on this day.

The activity proceeded smoothly, assisting staff from Purchasing Department in performing the actual count.

Annual Stock Take 2017- Inpatient Pharmacy

posted Dec 5, 2017, 8:18 PM by Izam Ezri Mohd Zakaria   [ updated Dec 6, 2017, 5:35 PM ]

Wednesday, 06th December 2017:

Inpatient Pharmacy's annual stock take is currently under way. For this purpose, services will be closed for the working day.

Any urgent requests will be directed to either Paediatrics Pharmacy, Emergency Pharmacy or Outpatient Pharmacy for supply based on the situation.

Though the closure of service was planned to last from 8.00am to 5.00pm, we are happy to report that Inpatient Pharmacy was able to successfully complete the stock taking exercise early and open for service by 2.30pm.

Pharmacy Orientation No.2/2017

posted Dec 5, 2017, 7:37 PM by Izam Ezri Mohd Zakaria   [ updated Dec 5, 2017, 8:05 PM ]

Monday, 13th to Thursday, 16th November 2017:

This is the second orientation program for the year 2017 and spread over 4 days.

It was mainly for the new Provisionally Registered Pharmacists (PRP) and included Pharmacy Diploma students from Geomatika University College as part of their learning.

Representatives from various sections were tasked with briefing the PRPs and Pharmacy Assistants to ensure that they have an overall idea of Pharmacy's workings.

Model of Good Care Workshop: Manufacturing Pharmacy Services

posted Nov 5, 2017, 6:24 PM by Izam Ezri Mohd Zakaria   [ updated Nov 5, 2017, 7:17 PM ]

Saturday, 04th November 2017; 8.30am to 3.30pm:

The Manufacturing Pharmacy Services Team held its Model of Good Care Workshop at the Auditorium, 13th Floor Menara Selatan.

Attendees mainly consisted of Pharmacy Assistants, Provisionally Registered Pharmacists and PharmacistsThe main purpose of this workshop is to give exposure to staff who have yet or are unable to take part in the various manufacturing services available.

The topics highlighted in this workshop are:
  1. Overview of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing services
  2. Supply of Parenteral Nutrition and sterile reconstituted products
  3. Non-sterile pharmaceutical manufacturing activities
  4. Introduction to the Chemotherapy Screening service
  5. Procedures to follow in emergency situations related to Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  6. Cytotoxic spill management
  7. Guidelines on the stability of sterile medications (including cytotoxic agents)
  8. Proper hand washing procedure
The participants should now have a clearer picture of what goes on in the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing section.

Visit by Geomatika Pharmacy Diploma Students

posted Nov 5, 2017, 6:24 PM by Izam Ezri Mohd Zakaria   [ updated Nov 28, 2017, 10:52 PM ]

Tuesday, 31st October 2017:

UMMC Pharmacy hosted a visit by 35 Diploma of Pharmacy students from Geomatika University College. The objective of this visit is to give the students exposure to hospital pharmacy services prior to their clinical training.

Some of these students may be also attached to UMMC Pharmacy for clinical training next year.

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