(Strathroy, ON) –The Middlesex Hospital Alliance and Neighbourly Pharmacy are pleased to announce the Grand Opening of a new retail pharmacy located at the main entrance of Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital (SMGH). The Pharmacy will be operated by Neighbourly Pharmacy, Canada’s largest and fastest growing network of community pharmacies. https://neighbourlypharmacy.ca/
This retail outpatient pharmacy partnership will help the MHA provide a seamless patient experience, improving the convenience and access of medications to patients who are visiting the Ambulatory Clinics and following their discharge from hospital. The compounding facility on the premises will further improve the quality of care by dispensing customized medications that meet the individual needs of each patient. The new pharmacy will also offer enhanced pharmacy services including vaccinations, comprehensive medication reviews and home delivery to improve access for medications and services. SMGH will continue to operate an in-house pharmacy that will have an enhanced focus on patients admitted to the hospital and their medication needs.
“We are excited to see this partnership with Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital come to life. With our strong expertise operating pharmacies in hospital settings, we know what a difference working collaboratively in an inpatient care setting can make on improving health outcomes. We look forward to serving patients and staff at SMGH for many years to come.” said Chris Gardner, CEO Neighbourly Pharmacy.
“This exciting new partnership with Neighbourly Pharmacy will generate new collaboration opportunities with our existing and outstanding in-house pharmacy department at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital. We are optimistic that retail pharmacy services at SMGH will greatly enhance the patient experience and be valuable to our staff and physicians as well.” said Julie McBrien, VP Clinical Services, Chief Nursing Officer.
The pharmacy will initially be opened from Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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Middlesex Hospital Alliance
Executive Assistant to the President & CEO Coordinator Board Affairs
(519) 245-5295 ext: 5593
The Middlesex Hospital Alliance (MHA) is comprised of two fully accredited partner sites: Four Counties Health Services and Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital. A progressive, team-oriented and technologically adept organization of excellence, the MHA is creating a more integrated and seamless approach to treatment by embracing and seeking out partnerships, through collaboration and investing in people. This coordinated approach helps to ensure that a high level of service is provided, while reducing costs and continually enhancing quality.
About Neighbourly Pharmacy Inc:
Neighbourly is Canada’s largest and fastest growing network of community pharmacies. United by their patient first focus and their role as essential and trusted healthcare hubs within their communities, Neighbourly’s pharmacies strive to provide accessible healthcare with a personal touch. Since 2015, Neighbourly has expanded its diversified national footprint to include 271 locations (on a pro forma basis, after giving effect to the acquisition of Rubicon), reinforcing the Company’s reputation as the industry’s acquirer of choice.
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