Survey on Pharmacist Integration in Health Care System

  • Huma Dilshad
  • Bilqees Fatima
  • Samina Alam
Keywords: Health care system, pharmacist, SPSS, government hospitals


Aim of the Study: The aim of this examination was "Integration of Pharmacist in the Health Care System for the improvement of Patient Care and Better Management of Resource Allocation".

Methods: This investigation was an observational, descriptive or expressive examination in which a survey containing 10 questions were assessing the fulfillment of the patients with respect to drug store care administrations or pharmacy care services from Government part medical clinic, hospital systems in Karachi. SPSS 19.0 and Microsoft Office Excel 2007 were utilized for factual description and examination of this data (where appropriate). Generally, 100 patients of the medical clinic, government hospitals entered the examination.

Results: Generally, 86% patients would like pharmacy under the continuous supervision of pharmacist, 98% were interested in a drug expert to council them about their medicine while 58% patients were unsatisfied in the health care system they did not having Professional pharmacy care services. There was a highly significant relation about patients and written instructions about their medicines (p<0.001), follow regimen (p<0.001), prescribed medicines were effective (p<0.001), adverse event due to medicine, patients required pharmacy under continuous supervision of pharmacist (p<0.001) and patient wanted a drug expert (p<0.001).

Conclusion: Our results revealed that the status of the services (like proper medication chart, patient counseling, dose related problems, etc.) offered by the government hospitals were far behind the desired satisfactory level.

Author Biographies

Huma Dilshad

Faculty of Pharmacy, Jinnah University for Women, Karachi, Pakistan

Bilqees Fatima

Faculty of Pharmacy, Jinnah University for Women, Karachi, Pakistan

Samina Alam

Faculty of Pharmacy, Jinnah University for Women, Karachi, Pakistan