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The SHPA has strengthened its commitment to improving the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians through a dedicated Specialty Practice stream The new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander …

SHPA has welcomed the 2019-20 Tasmanian Budget,  which it says contains many favourable funding commitments to hospital pharmacy and infrastructure across the state The island state’s budget was delivered by …

New opportunities are available for the next generation of Victorian hospital pharmacists, says the SHPA The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia has announced the first group of Victorian hospitals …

Collaborative prescribing sees hospital pharmacists achieve a 90% error-free rate on medication orders compared with 26% for medical officers Pharmacists in the emergency department and admissions unit setting have been …

The Grattan Institute has released its submission to the Pharmacy Board of Australia’s discussion paper on pharmacist prescribing, recommending they be able to prescribe under all three suggested models The …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  The impact of a pharmacist on post-take ward round prescribing and medication appropriateness Clinical pharmacist participation on a post-admission ward round …

As the NSW election looms, hospital pharmacists have called on political parties to invest in pharmacy services The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia has called on major political parties …

SHPA has welcomed Olivia Rofe, Program Director Pharmacy at Eastern Health, to its Board of Directors Mrs Rofe fills the casual vacancy left following the decision by Professor Michael Dooley …

SHPA says all pharmacists, practising in all settings, should have input into the 7CPA The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) has welcomed broader pharmacy representation as part of …

Three-quarters of older hospitalised patients with a delirium diagnosis were on at least one medicine at least suspected to be associated with the condition, a new study has found Researchers …

AJP had a chat with Peter Fowler, the new president of the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia At the conclusion of SHPA’s record-breaking Medicines Management 2018 in November, Peter …

Can pharmacists transform prescribing through protocol change and prescriber education? A US study has looked at the role pharmacists can play in impacting prescribing habits for patients discharged from hospital …