Pharmacy services are responsible for safe usage, storage, distribution, appropriate and safe usage of drugs. Inventory control, budget, patient billing (both in-patient & out-patient) for medication and all policies and procedures regarding such activities. The pharmacy department maintains an inventory of critical and life saving drugs that are distributed and sold over the counter following all the rules and regulations as per the guidelines and norms of Food and Drugs Administration of Pondicherry. The department is well equipped for the storage of drugs through refrigeration and under lock ‘n’ key for narcotic drugs. It maintains separate counters billing and delivery counters for in-patients and out-patients. Each of these delivery counters are manned by qualified and registered pharmacists to cater to accurate delivery of prescribed drugs. The department holds the license to run paid as well as free pharmacy.
The department procures drugs from licensed pharmaceutical distributors / companies. Procurement of drugs is accordance to the demand through a list of required drugs and with approval of Pharmacy Regulatory Committee and as per the guidelines and norms of Food and Drugs Administration of Pondicherry.