I always thought that my pharmacy in Mukah is a very nice place. Relaxing but challenging enough to keep me on my toes and my brains working. Not too modern but young enough to be comfortable. A pharmacy that have the potential to be first-class with a little bit of hard work.
Then I visited Hospital Sarikei.
It is also a district hospital, but at first sight, it was already Hosp Sarikei 1; Hosp Mukah 0.
Then as I went into the outpatient’s pharmacy waiting area. immediately, the score became 2:0.
Dispensing counter, 3:0
Arrangement of medications, orderliness, neatness, completeness, 4:0
Beauti-ness of the notice board and displays, 5:0
Well, I think I should stop here before it became a thrashing. In shortness, Hosp Sarikei is a dream hospital. It is big, new, have a relaxing feel, new computers and furniture. Pharmacy wise, it is well-run, systematic and beautiful.
At least after the trip, I had now a benchmark – a clear vision of what I want the pharmacy to be. And hence I should work harder =)
Lest I fail, there’s also the step as per saying “if you can’t beat them, join them”. I am now keeping Hosp Sarikei firmly in my sight as my next working destination if I got tired of Mukah one day.
But now, its to improve my pharmacy with renewed vigor!