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Pharmacists already embedded in residential aged care facilities are improving patient care, they feel it may not be a role for new graduates, study reveals  Embedding pharmacists within interprofessional aged …

Further engagement about onsite pharmacists in residential aged care is on the way, as accreditation standards are delayed The Australian Pharmacy Council has said in a statement that the Department …

What’s life like as an onsite aged care pharmacist? This guest author has the answer… There was movement at the station, for the word had passed around… No, I’m not …

Commencement of the residential onsite pharmacist initiative has been delayed again David Laffan, Assistant Secretary, Pharmacy Branch, Department of Health and Aged Care, told the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s inaugural …

The “brain drain” from community pharmacy began long before the concept of embedding pharmacists in aged care, says one pharmacy aged care leader, who also criticised funding issues “With under …

Numbers of medication reviews, DAAs and staged supply services provided by pharmacists under the 7CPA have risen since the last agreement, new data reveals New data revealing the use of …

Who is best prepared to step into the new role as an on-site pharmacist in residential aged care facilities? These researchers want to know more… have your say! Dr Amy …

On-site pharmacists will replace 7CPA-funded program services to residential aged care homes, says Department of Health—but not everyone is happy with the decision The upcoming rollout of embedded aged care …

A randomised controlled study looking at the impact of on-site pharmacists on quality use of medications in aged care is currently underway Following on from a pilot study which finished …

What is it like working in a multi-disciplinary aged care team? AJP speaks with four different pharmacists making a difference on the ground Richard Thorpe Richard is Australia’s first ever …

Urgent call for pharmacist prescribing rights, embedded pharmacists and more medication reviews after interim report released by Royal Commission into Aged Care “Shocking evidence” including widespread overprescribing of sedating drugs, …

Guild rejects proposal to embed pharmacists independent of community pharmacy, saying this would lead to duplication and fragmentation of care Pharmacists would be best integrated into aged care facilities through …