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Important information about your medicines and hospital pharmacist

Eastern Health Pharmacy supports the safe and effective use of medications across the health service.

Pharmacies are located at Box Hill, Maroondah and Angliss Hospitals as well as our subacute sites Wantirna Health and Peter James Centre. In addition, pharmacy services are provided by our department to Yarra Ranges Health and Healesville Hospital and Yarra Valley Health.

Frequently Asked Questions

Remember to be wise with you medicines!

Make sure you get advice from your doctor or pharmacist if you are unsure about your medicines. Some common questions are:

  • What is the medicine supposed to do?
  • How do I take the medicine?
  • How long do I keep taking it?
  • Are there foods, drinks or other medicines that I should avoid?
  • What if I miss a dose?
  • Are there any side effects and what should I do if they occur?
  • How do I best store the medicine?

Feedback

Your feedback is very important to us. Please feel free to provide your feedback about our pharmacy service or any other services you receive at Eastern Health. Feedback forms can be found on the Eastern Health website or by directly contacting the patient relations team. We value your feedback and we strive to learn from both the positive and negative feedback. This is how we improve our service to you.