UK HealthCare Pharmacy Services includes both inpatient and outpatient services, including five retail locations. Our Specialty Pharmacy is designed to improve the lives of patients within UK HealthCare who are taking high-cost and complicated medications. Meds-to-Beds is a bedside service that delivers discharge prescriptions to patients prior to leaving their hospital room at no additional cost to the patient.
UK HealthCare now offers five retail pharmacy locations:
Chandler Retail Pharmacy,
Good Samaritan Retail Pharmacy,
Kentucky Clinic Pharmacy,
Turfland and the
University Health Pharmacy.
These full-service pharmacies are open to patients, staff, UK students and the general public.
All insurance plans accepted.
Our pharmacists offer a variety of services, including:
Over-the-counter items such as cough/cold and allergies relief, smoking cessation products and pain relief medications are also available.
We offer 30 minutes free parking in the UK HealthCare Parking Garage, located directly across S. Limestone from UK Chandler Hospital, or the Kentucky Clinic Garage, on Huguelet Avenue. Please bring your parking ticket for validation.
Free parking is also available in the UK Good Samaritan Parking Garage and free surface parking is available at the Turfland location.
We are disabled accessible.
If you have questions, please feel free to contact a pharmacist at 859-218-3340.
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Meds-to-Beds is a concierge bedside service that delivers discharge prescriptions to patients prior to leaving their hospital room at no additional cost to the patient. All patients being discharged from Chandler and Kentucky Children’s Hospitals who are not going to a rehab or nursing facility are eligible for this service.
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. Prescriptions must be received by 6 p.m.
Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Prescriptions must be received by 4 p.m.
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Prescriptions for delivery must be received by 3:30 p.m. to be delivered that day.
Accepted payment methods include:
UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital Pavilion A
Fax: 859-323-5622 (323-5M2B)
Inpatient Pharmacy Services is here to meet the medication needs of patients in UK HealthCare’s hospitals. We work with physicians and nurses, often consulting at the bedside, to ensure that our patients get the best possible medications for their conditions.
Our team of clinical pharmacists ensures effective and safe medication use. Each of our clinical pharmacists is a medication expert in their specialty area. The clinical pharmacist is able to interact one on one with physicians, nurses, other healthcare professionals, families, and patients. We have a pharmacists working with the following teams:
UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital has one central pharmacy and three decentral pharmacies satellites in
perioperative services. Good Samaritan Hospital has one central pharmacy.
The central pharmacies are the site for medication distribution throughout UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, and UK HealthCare’s clinics. Pharmacists in this area are responsible for the preparation of non-sterile and sterile medications. Pharmacists in the central pharmacies work closely with the clinical pharmacists to ensure the patients receive the correct medication at the right time. Pharmacists in this area are experts in the distribution process for medications within the hospital and ensure that medication is delivered in a safe and timely manner to the patient.
The pharmacists working in the satellite pharmacies are considered medication experts in their specialty area. They work with the healthcare team to ensure safe and effective medication use. The satellite pharmacies also have a focus on medication distribution to their respective area of the hospital. Pharmacists in these areas work with the central pharmacies to ensure patients receive the correct medication and dose at the right time.
The Investigational Drug Service (IDS) supports all clinical drug-related research conducted by investigators at UK HealthCare. The IDS can perform many aspects of clinical trial management including randomization of patients, drug storage and inventory control, and maintenance of drug related study files just to name a few of the services offered. The IDS will ensure compliance with federal, state, and Joint Commission requirements regarding investigational drugs to ensure safe and efficient conduct of clinical drug trials.