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There should be one full-time integrated pharmacist for every 200 aged care residents, says hospital pharmacy group Pharmacists should be embedded in aged care homes to provide clinical services, said …

Leading pharmacist joins call for colleagues to be integrated in residential aged care facilities – with community pharmacy too separated from the point of care Pharmacist researcher and PSA’s SA/NT …

Pharmacists are crucial to safe medication use for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in residential aged care, the Royal Commission has heard The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality …

Pharmacists must be enabled to protect patients from poor outcomes associated with their medicines, say experts Doctor prescribing is under the microscope as part of the Royal Commission into Aged …

How valuable is the work that a residential care pharmacist could do? And should prescribing in this role be considered? University of Canberra researchers have provided case studies that reveal …

Do you know what medicine nursing home residents with dementia are ninefold more likely to be prescribed? Here are some important findings from a new study Nursing home residents are …

Can embedded pharmacists increase influenza vaccination rates in residential aged care homes? A pilot study in the ACT has looked at whether pharmacists embedded into established teams within residential aged …

A letter to the Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care prompted a meeting about challenges being faced by pharmacies who provide residential aged care services This month, Webstercare welcomed …

A national residential medication chart is urgently required if we are to begin to fix one pharmacy-relevant aspect of the aged care crisis, says Anthony Tassone    The recent revelations …

The pharmacists’ union has thrown its weight behind pharmacists working in GP surgeries Following the 2018 International Pharmaceutical Federation conference in Glasgow, Scotland, PPA cited a presentation by Matthew Boyd, …

A new digital service is able to provide 50% more home care hours to older people by harnessing technology Your older patients may be interested in a new service and …

Community pharmacy or hospital pharmacy? That is the question… Or is it? These are actually just two options among an array of career pathways, with many pharmacists unaware of just …