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Discharge Information

When patients are discharged there are a few different locations on campus where they can be picked up. Patients are brought to the first floor in a wheelchair, usually by Patient Transport staff. It is best to determine with the nursing and transport staff which location the patient may be picked up from.

The pick-up location often depends on whether or not the driver will be with the patient at the hospital at the time of discharge, the location of the patient’s room, and whether the patient has to wait for their ride after they are discharged.

Locations include: Main entrance (West Pavilion), East Pavilion entrance or the Discharge Lounge at the rear of the campus. Click here for a map of the TGH campus.

TGH Pharmacy

The TGH Pharmacy is located on the first floor of the Harbourside Medical Tower. It is a convenient location to fill your prescriptions at the time of discharge and is open Monday – Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday – Sunday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., with the exception of holidays. 

Please call ext. 7688 to find out if the TGH Pharmacy is a provider for your prescription insurance.

Meds to Beds Program

Our Meds to Beds Program delivers your medications directly to your room, or medications are available for easy pick-up after discharge. This service promotes:

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  • Your medications may have changed in the hospital. Check all your medications that you have at home.
  • Ask. Our pharmacists are a phone call away. Call (813) 844-7688
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  • We bring prescriptions to you before you leave the hospital.
  • Ask us about syncing all your medications. Refilling your medications at the same time is easy and convenient.
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  • Stay healthy at home. Let TGH Pharmacy manage all your prescriptions.