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Pharmacists are a link between patients and their doctors. We help patients to understand the role of medications in their overall treatment plan. We believe that when patients understand how their medications work, they will be able to take their medications regularly and work with our doctors to manage their medical problems.

The Pharmacy Department provides a range of services in various areas:

  • Outpatient Pharmacy
  • Inpatient Pharmacy
  • Accident & Emergency Pharmacy
  • Retail Pharmacy
  • Drug Information
  • Pharmacy Lab
  • Medication Therapy Management
  • Ambulatory Care Clinics

Our Services

Outpatient Pharmacy

  • Dispensing and counselling of medications for outpatients
  • Medication Delivery Services
    The Medication Delivery Service delivers your medication to your doorstep. You may also collect medication at designated lockers across Singapore. To order your medications, you may use the Health Buddy Application on your mobile phone.

    Terms and conditions apply. For more information, please click here.

  • Paperless Prescriptions at CGH Pharmacy
    Patients will no longer receive hardcopy prescriptions for their medication orders at the CGH Specialist Outpatient Clinics. The medication orders for patients are sent electronically to the Pharmacy and stored there. 

With this, patients and caregivers can look forward to: 

  • Security: No more misplaced prescriptions. Patients can also check their medication balance via the Health Buddy App.
  • Convenience: Patients can arrange for Medication Delivery via Health Buddy.

If you require a copy of the medication list for reference, please inform our doctors, nurses or pharmacy staff.


  • A printed prescription is still required for collection of medications prescribed before 8 December 2023.
  • Medications can be self-collected at the Pharmacy, if required.

For more information on paperless prescriptions, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions.

  • Skip the Queue (Pharmacy @ MC Only)
  • The Skip-the-Queue service allows you to pre-order medications for self-collection at Pharmacy @ Medical Centre. We will get in touch with you and prepare your medications before your planned collection at no additional charge. To order your medications, you may use the Health Buddy Application on your mobile phone.

Inpatient Pharmacy

  • Medication reconciliation at admission and discharge
  • Medication review and supply of inpatient medication orders
  • Use of Inpatient Pharmacy Automation System to supply medications to inpatients
  • Specialised pharmaceutical care service in Geriatrics, Critical Care, Infectious Disease, therapeutic drug monitoring etc.
  • Dispensing and counselling of medication for discharge inpatients at Pharmacy B & Pharmacy @ IB

Retail Pharmacy

Our retail pharmacy provides a wide range of services and product offerings for different patient settings including:

  • Providing advice and counselling for the treatment of minor ailments as well as the supply of pharmacy-only and over the-counter medications
  • Diagnostic and surgical equipment
  • Health food products
  • Beauty care and toiletries
  • Wound care and nutritional feeds
  • Rehabilitation and mobility aids (Pharmacy B & Pharmacy@IB)
  • Custom-made prosthetics with accompanying accessories, specialized braces and supports services (Pharmacy B only)
  • Specialised medical devices services (Pharmacy@IB only)

Drug Information

  • Resource centre for in-house healthcare professionals (e.g. doctors, nurses) for drug information and evidence-based recommendations
  • Supports the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee in drug use evaluations and establishing drug guidelines

Pharmacy Lab

  • Compounds sterile preparations such as parenteral nutrition, intravenous cytotoxic drugs etc. for inpatient use
  • Selected Intravenous infusion using elastomeric pumps for outpatient antibiotic therapy (OPAT)

Medication Therapy Management (MTM)

Our MTM service aims to promote the safe and effective use of medications while assisting patients to achieve targeted outcomes from medication therapy. With a better understanding of their medications, patients are empowered to take a more active role in managing their medications.

You can speak to our pharmacist or call 6850 3333 to make an appointment. A nominal fee of $15 applies.

Ambulatory Care Clinics

This service is a collaboration between pharmacists and physicians to improve patient care through the optimisation of drug therapy.

  • Smoking Cessation Clinic*
  • Anticoagulation Clinic
  • Pharmacy-managed Cardiac Clinic
  • Pharmacy-managed Rheumatology, Pain and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Clinics
  • Pharmacy-managed Renal Clinic
  • Pharmacy-managed Resistant Hypertension Clinic
  • Pharmacist-managed Diabetes Clinic

*Doctor’s referral not required

Smoking Cessation Clinic

This clinic aims to help smokers quit smoking and lead a new, healthier and smoke-free life. Our pharmacists, who are certified Quit Smoking Consultants will assess a patient’s nicotine dependence and provide counsel, while collaboratively designing an appropriate treatment plan together with the patient.

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