Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital: Outpatients Pharmacy
Medication is one of the most important components in your child's road to recovery and health. Remember, children often cannot express their symptoms; they often do not know the importance of taking their medicine nor can they remind you to give them their treatment. You, as the parent/guardian, are responsible for giving the child's treatment at the correct dosage, at the correct time and for the correct duration. At the pharmacy, we do our best to ensure that each and every parent or guardian understands the child's medication but treatments can get complicated and confusing, so PLEASE do not hesitate to ask us any questions. We are here to provide a service to you.
The following advice and information will help make your visit to the pharmacy as stress-free as possible.
Collecting Medication and Repeats
A lot goes on "behind the scenes" (regulations to abide by, discussing prescription concerns with the doctor, etc) to ensure that your child is given the best treatment.
Your patience and co-operation are greatly appreciated.
Important Information about Your Medication
Compliments and Complaints
These can be reported on the designated cards outside of the outpatients pharmacy or can be reported to the Pharmacy Manager.
We abide by an oath to make certain that confidentiality is respected. Because of this, we prefer dispensing to the parent or guardian of the child.
Feel free to ask us any questions that you are concerned about regarding your child's treatment. We are here to help you and to try to make it easier for you!
|Government Body:||(Department of Health, Western Cape Government)|