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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 …

Tasmanian residential aged care provider to open Australia’s first village designed for people with dementia Korongee is Glenview Community Services’ proposed new retirement village to be located in Glenorchy, north …

My Aged Care is set to be streamlined and a further $60 million will go into dementia care and aged care services New policies and processes have been implemented to …

TerryWhite Chemmart has helped launch an innovative new way of charting medicines in aged care facilities Touted as “Australia’s first truly paperless medication charting system for aged care,” the initiative …

Ruilin Ng felt that there was a “roadblock” between herself as a pharmacist and patients with life-limiting illnesses… so she decided to do something about it “In our community there’s …

Stakeholders from the Aged Care Guild have suggested emulating the Pharmacy Guild’s tactics in lobbying governments The Aged Care Guild has launched a new campaign, “Protect Aussie Aged Care,” which …

Communication between the pharmacist, prescriber and aged care staff is a high-risk area for medication errors, says Webstercare’s Gerard Stevens On Tuesday AJP looked at a study by Monash University researchers recently …