Work completed to upgrade sterile premises

  • Installation of a HEPA filter.
  • Addition of an air intake for the 3 locations.
  • Addition of a “blower” to the heat pump which is now dedicated to sterile premises.
    Installation of air pressure monitors.
  • Can now complete sterile preparation of antibiotics and parenteral nutrition.
  • Greater stability of drugs which allows for longer shelf life.
  • Financial savings on drugs by using large format vials.
  • Packaging of antibiotics and various sterile preparations by the pharmacy alleviates the work previously done by nurses and allows them to spend more time with patients.
  • Centralized Solute Addition Service (CSAS) is now available 7 days per week.