Through the DelPHE Scheme, hospital training and visit focusing on clinical pharmacy service were conducted for Indonesian pharmacists (Laboratory of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Brawijaya University, Malang) in Guy’s and St. Thomas Hospitals, both under National Health Service Foundation Trust, London, UK . The one-week trainings and visits were organized by Professor Felicity Smith from the School of Pharmacy, University of London in collaboration with Dr. Alice Oborne, Department of Pharmacy, Guy’s and St. Thomas Hospital. The Indonesian pharmacists team from Brawijaya University was led by Dr. Diana Lyrawati.
A training in clinical pharmacy, covering cases in the Elderly Ward (given by Alice Oborne and Debby), Respiratory Med. (Andrew), Mental Health (Carl Holvey), Surgery (Georgina Boon, Ellise, Caroline Broadbent) and Critical Care (Intensive Care Unit and Overnight Recovery-Surgery; Gavin Whelan and Alison Boley), was undertaken at St. Thomas Hospital, London. Sessions of case discussion with medical teams (clinicians, pharmacist, nurses, dietitian, student), case conference, ward and theater rounds, and monthly seminars were included, as well as short discussion about (clinical) pharmacy education system (UK vs Indonesia).
Benchmarking renal and oncology pharmacy of Guy’s Hospital London were structured as a brief visits to wards, meeting with the renal (Hannah and Hailey) and oncology pharmacists (juniors, seniors, leaders and consultants; led by Kumud Kantilal), discussion on guidelines preparation (Xanna, Theresa) and cancer clinical trials (Chi) in oncology pharmacy followed by observing oncology pharmacy aseptic unit (Nannette). Last, peeped on Chemotherapy Day Unit and e-prescribing and drug dispensing.