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Medicines are intended to prevent and treat disease and illness. Yet, in many cases, particularly those involving older Australians, medicines may be doing more harm than good As masters of …

What do pharmacists need to know about the recent ‘telepharmacy’ changes? The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the face of healthcare – and indeed pharmacy – as we know it.  Since 21 April, pharmacists have been able to undertake a range …

No cap would be ideal, PSA president says as he outlines the proposals to the HMR and RMMR programs such as expansion of the referral pathway and follow-up reviews PSA national …

A recent column has restarted the debate over whether the Home Medicine Review cap needs to be lifted. Here’s how our readers responded A recent AJP column by pharmacist Karalyn …

Experts say there is a need for more funding and collaboration to improve uptake and targeting of HMRs Home Medicines Review (HMR) use in Australia was found to be generally …

A review of discrepancies between medicines information held by the GP and that discovered during HMRs has found a large amount were a potentially serious risk An Australian study has …

Rate of errors are still too high at care transition, and HMR funding caps are not helping: experts Problems with coordination of care are still leading to an unacceptable level …

The issue of funding caps on the HMR and RMMR programs has again raised its head during a discussion of professional service trials. In a panel discussion at the recent …

Deprescribing push being held back by low HMR uptake, experts say While a range of studies and expert opinions have emphasised the vital role of deprescribing in elderly patients, it …