Pharmacy Department

Supporting inpatient & outpatient care

Overview

Our pharmacy touches every department in Nantucket Cottage Hospital, supporting both inpatient and outpatient care by dispensing medications, monitoring drug therapy, and overseeing drug administration. Led by Dave Small, RPh, our trained and certified pharmacists and technicians ensure patient safety by reviewing all medication orders, and help provide the capability for a number of specialized outpatient services, such as chemotherapy and IV infusion, to be delivered to patients right here on Nantucket. The Pharmacy Department works collaboratively with hospital physicians and nurses to optimize treatment and outcomes for our patients.

The Nantucket Cottage Hospital Pharmacy Department’s services include:

  • Patient education regarding medications
  • Updating patient medication lists
  • Production of IV antibiotics
  • Compounding outpatient IV infusion therapy
  • Compounding chemotherapy