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HMRs


Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Chemical analysis of fresh and aged Australian e-cigarette liquids Assessment of the chemical composition of 65 Australian electronic cigarette …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news NSAIDs for heavy menstrual bleeding NSAIDs used just before and during menses reduce relative mean menstrual blood loss by about 30%, …

New protocols are “shining the spotlight on the importance of medication review at transitions of care,” say pharmacist experts The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) has unveiled a new …

Pharmacists, and accredited pharmacists in particular, need to be empowered to report inappropriate prescribing of psychotropics in people with intellectual disability if they perceive it to be abuse and/or neglect, …

After her first HMR, ‘Dorothy’ had her entire medication regime overhauled—was this a good outcome or one that required a further follow-up? Sharon Doolan takes us through what happened As …

A pharmacist has had her registration suspended for 18 months after she used another pharmacist’s identity to submit payment claims for 129 HMRs which were not performed at patients’ homes …

Changes to HMRs and RMMRs are welcome… although some are not appropriate for the longer term and others do not go far enough, argues pharmacy group Rural pharmacists have welcomed …

PSA has updated its QUM and medicines reviews guidelines, in a “timely” move just after these were expanded The PSA announced in a statement that it has updated its practice …

The government has announced changes to HMRs and RMMRs including added follow-ups and broader referral pathways From Tuesday, accredited pharmacists will be allowed two additional follow-ups for Home Medicines Reviews …

Pharmacy groups have welcomed the Government’s COVID-19 package, highlighting the problems of misinformation and the need for calm The Federal Government has announced a $2.4 billion health package to help …

Put aged care support where it belongs, argues Guild NSW branch president David Heffernan in response to news of increased Home Medicine Review caps In its haste to be seen to be …

The monthly cap for the Home Medicines Review Program is set to increase from 20 to 30 HMRs in March The Department of Health announced the change to the cap …