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The aim of the Pharmacy service is to provide responsible, safe, effective and economical distribution and use of medications throughout the hospital.

The following services are provided:

  • Dispensing of outpatient and discharge prescriptions.
  • Supply and distribution of inpatient medications and maintenance of ward medication stocks.
  • Clinical pharmacy review services to inpatient areas.
  • Drug information and Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting.
  • Preparation of specialised sterile pharmaceuticals.
  • Cytotoxic drug reconstitution.
  • Support for clinical medication trials.

Contact Details


 The Pharmacy Department is located in the Foyer, adjacent the main entrance of

 The Townsville Hospital, 100 Angus Smith Drive, Douglas 4814

 Postal Address  IMB 61, PO Box 670, Townsville QLD 4810
 Phone  + 61 7 4433 2803
 Facsimile  +61 7 4433 2801

 Monday to Friday 8am-5pm
 Out-of-hours service is provided by a rostered on-call Pharmacist who can be contacted through the hospital switch: +61 7 4433 1111


Last updated: 14 September 2017