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One specialist cancer pharmacist has spoken out about the “postcode lottery” of limitations to PBS funding depending on a patient’s treatment location The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia’s head …

It’s the most expensive jurisdiction in which to see a GP – yet hospital patients are discharged with as little as a couple of days’ worth of medication Olivia Collenette, …

Researchers aim to help set collaborating prescribing practices as Australia’s expected standard of care, with a new project on reducing hospital medication errors Pharmacists are partnering with patients and doctors …

Amid a continued staff shortage at Royal Hobart Hospital’s pharmacy department, programs like Partnered Pharmacist Medication Charting are being slashed – putting patients at risk The Health and Community Services …

An independent, five-year, nationally consistent Hospital Pharmacy Agreement is needed for Australia, says one group In its pre-Budget submission, the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia makes a series of …

A new study looking at how colleagues perceive hospital pharmacists has shone a light on their desire for specialised pharmacist roles “Roles of hospital pharmacists should be strategically allocated, with …

Hospital pharmacists can help provide cost-effective health care by working to their full scope, they say in their pre-Budget submission The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia has outlined its …

He may have won an award with the word in its title – but don’t call him a hero, says a hospital pharmacist who has been roundly praised by his …

Can hospital inpatients discharged to a residential aged care facility take their medicines in a simpler way? One study suggests that it does A group of South Australian researchers, led …

Pharmacists practising to the top of their scope is key in helping keep older Australians out of hospital, and discharging them earlier, says a leading member of the profession The …

Patients are waiting longer in emergency departments, prompting pharmacy stakeholders to point out how members of the profession can help The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has released new …

Monash Health says it “couldn’t be prouder” that one of its leading pharmacists has been recognised for her contribution to medication safety Wendy Ewing, deputy director of pharmacy, quality, at …