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HMRs


Rural and remote patients are able to access pharmacists for medication management and other clinical services using technology Technology is transforming healthcare “in a way that would have been unimaginable …

Home Medicine Reviews (HMRs) help the pharmacist to scope out the patient’s home and have that added personal touch, although some changes need to be made Home-based primary care has …

Should there be MBS funding for professional pharmacist services? asks Manya Angley An estimated 2% to 3% of Australian hospital admissions are medication related, representing 230,000 medication related hospital admissions …

Managers at Boots, the UK’s biggest pharmacy chain, have been pressuring their pharmacists to abuse Medicine Use Reviews, providing them to patients who do not need them or cannot use …

Manya Angley takes a look at the pharmacist role in general practice—and the road ahead The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC) concluded that 2%–3% of …

Medication reviews for people with intellectual disability are a key tool in addressing an access gap in an underserved population, writes Manya Angley The authors of a recent systematic review …

Excluding pharmacists when their patients are hospitalised or enter other treatment settings causes nothing but trouble, writes Karalyn Huxhagen I recently attended the SHPA Summit in Melbourne and presented in …

It’s an exciting time to be in pharmacy, says PSA Young Pharmacist of the Year 2015 Amy Page—and the profession now has the numbers to expand where it practices and …

Forward pharmacy needs to be formally recognised in university pharmacy schools, and pharmacists given the tools to embrace professional services and counselling fully, says Bobby Afshari, owner of Blooms the …

Several aspects of medication reviews should be reviewed, including the cap on services, says PSA president Joe Demarte. His comments followed the publication of a landmark study on the impact of …

Funding in the 6CPA for new and expanded pharmacy services focusing on rural and remote health, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, are positive but pharmacies servicing these communities …

The SHPA says it is concerned about the lack of detail and patient focus in the SIxth Community Pharmacy Agreement, including lack of clarity as to whether HMRs will remain …