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Steve Morris, the recipient of the SHPA’s Fred J. Boyd award, has issued a challenge to his fellow pharmacists  Adj A/Prof Morris, the CEO of NPS MedicineWise and former chief …

The PSA has welcomed new data highlighting the importance of hospital pharmacists in medicines charting The study, published this week in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, looked at a …

Medication errors are among the most common incidents reported in hospitals, new research has shown The study, led by Monash University and Alfred Health researchers evaluating a collaborative model to …

Pharmacist support and collaboration with junior doctors saw a reduction of dose errors from 54% down to 7%, according to a new study Researchers from New Zealand have tested a …

Hepatitis C has declined by 60% among people who inject drugs since new cures for the disease were made available on the PBS, new data show The report, released by …

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 …