Curaçao Medical Center’s pharmacy is to help our patients to make the best use of their medicines and thereby contributing in the betterment of their health. Our pharmacy is specifically dedicated to our hospitalized patients and employees. At CMC, we are providing a fast, friendly and professional service by a team of well qualified and experienced hands of pharmacists and well supported by Clinical Pharmacists who are committed towards the excellent patient care. We will not compromise the round the clock dedicated service to our outpatients and inpatients. We provide a well furnished medication stock for all our hospital needs.
The team is made up of pharmacists, medicines management technicians, pharmacy technicians, dispensers, assistant technical officers (ATOs), administrative and clerical staff, providing a range of services involving:
Dispensing hospital prescriptions for in-patients, out-patients and discharge patients Aseptic Dispensing of chemotherapy
Prescription surveillance and Clinical Pharmacy advice
Distribution of medicines to wards and departments
Medicines Information to answer enquiries and produce guidance
Quality Assurance of medicines and environments
Coming into the Hospital
Please bring with you any medicines that you take including any over the counter medicines or complementary medicines. Please hand these to the nurse caring for you when you come to the hospital.
Zohreh Safipour - Hospital Pharmacist
Zohreh Safipour, Pharm.D. is a Hospital Pharmacist with allround training. Her super specialization in Clinical Pharmacology: core goal is to improve patient care through the safe and effective use of medicines. She work as part of various multidisciplinary healthcare teams to manage the use of medicines in CMC.
She is a member of several professional societies, including the Dutch Association of Hospital Pharmacist (NVZA) and Dutch Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Biopharmacy (NVKFB).
Deryck Levens - Hospital Pharmacist / Head of Hospital Pharmacy
Deryck Levens works as an all around and experienced clinical pharmacist with special interests in patients with complex pharmacotherapy.
He collaborates with other specialists (including from other medical centers) to ensure the safe and effective use of medication for the patients of Curaçao Medical Center.
As service line chief he is committed to ensure and improve the quality and safety of the department
He is a member of the American Society of Health System Pharmacists and the Dutch Society of Hospital Pharmacists.