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  • Resources for clinics

    When ordering medications for your clinics, please follow the procedure below:

    Fax requests

    Locate and print your clinic form: 

    Hand-write your own order if necessary with contact information and account number.

    FAX ALL REQUESTS to 859-257-4656

    Phone requests

    Call 859-218-5556

    • Leave a message if no answer; we will respond as quickly as possible to all requests.

    Pickup

    1. Prescription Pads and RX Writer Printer paper – Must have Medical Center ID badge for pickup.
    2. Please have clinic account number ready for orders to be processed accurately. 
    3. All orders will be processed and ready for pick up through the new Chandler Central Pharmacy in Pavilion A, room A.03.101. 

    Note:

    All requests should allow 24 hours. Please specify if you need orders immediately. Deliveries are made every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon for on-campus locations (within Chandler Hospital or within the Kentucky Clinic Building) for all orders received that haven’t been picked up. For off-campus locations unless other arrangements are made, Pharmacy will utilize UK’s contract courier vendor.

    We do NOT accept email requests at this time.

    Primary Contact

    Holly Abner, CPhT 

    Secondary Contact

    Paulette Bryan, CPhT 

    Pharmacy - Central Distribution Center
    UK Chandler Hospital
    Room Pavilion A.03.101
    Lexington KY 40536
    Phone: 859-218-5556
    Fax: 859-257-4656

  • Pharmacists

    UK HealthCare Pharmacy Services is a place of teamwork where you can positively impact patient care on a daily basis. You will be challenged to grow your skills as pharmacists when working within the healthcare teams. You are also immersed in an academic setting where research projects and teaching experiences are readily available. You will have the opportunity to precept pharmacy residents and pharmacy students as well. If you are interested in an employment opportunity at UK HealthCare, we encourage you to explore the possibilities. View open positions » 

    Pharmacy Technicians

    Pharmacy technicians are an important member of the healthcare team and work with pharmacists in providing patient care. UK HealthCare Pharmacy Service has advanced roles for pharmacy technicians, allowing for career development. Our technicians have the opportunity to work in one of our inpatient pharmacies, specialty pharmacy, or retail pharmacies.  Interested in an employment opportunity at UK HealthCare? View open positions »

  • Staff services

    All UK HealthCare pharmacy locations are open to UK students and employees. The University Health Service Pharmacy is open to the public, but primarily serves the UK student population and UK employees for Workers Care-related prescriptions. The pharmacy also has over-the-counter and sundry items available for self-selection.

    Pharmacy benefits program

    The Human Resources office has a pharmacist available to counsel UK Health Plan participants on their medication choices. Through this free service, a pharmacist will review your medications, check for drug-to-drug interactions and make recommendations that may lower your overall cost. Recommendations can be made to switch to a preferred formulary brand from a non-preferred brand, or to switch to a generic choice.

    While there is not always a generic choice available, there may be other drugs in the same therapeutic class that have lower cost alternatives. The pharmacist can forward these recommended changes to your prescriber for consideration. Controlling medication costs encourages proper medication use and may improve your overall health and reduce the possibility of medical complications. 
    To speak with a pharmacist, call 859-323-1493.

    Go to the University Health Service Pharmacy page »  

    Start to Stop Smoking

    The Start to Stop Program is a low-pressure approach designed to encourage you to become a non-smoker. BeHIP is an entirely telephonic stage-based program.

    Information including UK prescription benefit coverage of smoking cessation

    Get information about benefit coverage for smoking cessation »