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HMRs


The importance of ensuring patients know to look out for side-effects has been highlighted by a new survey A new survey released on Friday asked Australians what they know about …

A new tool from NPS MedicineWise supports a collaborative approach between the accredited pharmacist and medical practitioner when preparing a HMR or RMMR Research from NPS MedicineWise found that some GPs find …

25 years after the first pharmacists were accredited to conduct them, the benefits of comprehensive medication reviews have been demonstrated in better health outcomes for patients. By Debbie Rigby, advanced …

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 …