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Pengiran Isteri Hajah Mariam Hospital,Temburong



Block 7, Next to the courtyard

Tel: 5221 526 / 7 / 8 Ext 136
Direct Line / Fax: 5221 580

Opening Hours :
Monday to Thursday and Saturday : 7.45am 12.15pm and 1.30pm 4.30pm

however, the trained dispenser carries a pager and is on-call 24 hours every day

Roles and Functions:

  • Dispensing medicines to In-patients and Out-patients with prescription according to good dispensing practice.

  • Supplying medications to the wards, peripheral clinics and A&E Department

  • Dispensing, recording and monitoring the usage of Controlled Drugs and Psychotropic Drugs

  • Providing counseling while dispensing over the counter

  • Providing counseling services to patients on inhalation devices, patients are selected for counseling while dispensing

  • Providing On-call services 24 hours a day

  • Manufacturing limited amount of internal and external preparations eg. Potassium Chloride,Magnesium Sulphate, Potassium Permanganate

  • Re-packing medicines from bulk pack to patient pack for ease of dispensing

  • Managing the disposal of expired and damaged drugs according to the Disposal of Expired Drugs Guideline

  • Monitoring and control the wastages from expired drugs

  • Managing the ordering and inventory of drugs in the Hospital Drug Store

  • Preparing reports on usage of drugs by the pharmacy


Staff consists of 1 trained dispenser in-charge, under the supervision of pharmacist from Out-patient Pharmacy, RIPAS Hospital, Bandar Seri Begawan; 2 Assistant Dispensers ,1 Attendant & 1 amah.

An additional trained dispenser is sent to PIHM Hospital every Wednesday from RIPAS Hospital for PHY clinic, but a pharmacist on every last Wednesday of the month.


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