Policy Number


IWK - 6220 - Pharmacist and Pharmacy Practice Assistant - On-Call


Standby duties are a shared responsibility between Pharmacists and Pharmacy Practice Assistants. Sharing this responsibility promotes fiscal responsibility and the best use of resources by allowing the person who can most appropriately meet the needs of the patient to respond to the call.

To provide the best and safest pharmacy care to patients, pharmacy staff members shall work together while maintaining a clear respect and understanding of the scope of practice.

Related Documents

IWK - 853.3 - Stand-By and Call Back