Inpatient Pharmacy

Supporting NCH's patients

Inpatient Pharmacy

Our inpatient 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 inpatient pharmacy works collaboratively with hospital physicians and nurses to optimize treatment and outcomes for our patients.

Services include:

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

In addition to our inpatient pharmacy, the Cottage Pharmacy, our new community pharmacy, is opening on August 30th at 10 Vesper Lane. Click to learn more.