Pharmaceutical depot

A unit within a hospital for the internal supply of the hospital with medicines. It usually has fewer tasks, competences and responsibilities than a hospital pharmacy, and it might be run by a hospital pharmacy of another hospital. Note: The term ‘pharmaceutical depot’ might also be used for other facilities than hospitals (e.g. public health agency).
Synonym: Medicines depot, Pharmaceutical supply facility

Last update: 20 June 2023

Source: PPRI