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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 …

A new paper from the SHPA has exposed national inconsistencies in provision of pharmacy services to reduce the risk of opioid misuse “These tablets, they’re not lollies,” outgoing president of …

Incoming SHPA president Peter Fowler has paid tribute to Professor Michael Dooley, who has announced he is stepping down as SHPA president Prof Dooley made the announcement during SHPA’s Medicines …

As the Victorian election draws nearer, pharmacy groups are lobbying to let pharmacists help more with issues like opioids and immunisation The PSA and SHPA have both issued statements outlining …

Pharmacists working in the ACT’s public hospital system have secured a win for their pay and conditions Last month Professionals Australia ACT director Dale Beasley told the AJP that a …

Thirty pharmacists have resigned from Canberra Hospital since January 2017, the ACT Government has admitted The Canberra Times has reported on government figures released after the ACT’s Shadow Health Minister, …

Feedback on SHPA’s Specialty Practice is highly positive, the organisation has reported One year into the program’s revitalisation, it has been established as a crucial development tool for Australian pharmacists, …

It’s been a mixed bag of news in the pharmacy sector this week, as discussion of the aged care sector continues, hospital pharmacy was under the spotlight and a focus …

SHPA has spoken out in support of hospital pharmacists, following reports of understaffing, pressure and looming industrial action in the ACT The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia says that …

Hospital pharmacists in the ACT’s public system are heading towards industrial action, as understaffing puts patients at risk, says PPA Significant understaffing is leading to conflict with other health professionals, …

It’s been a busy week in community pharmacy, with Ramsay Health and residential aged care under the spotlight First, there was regulatory news: Health Minister Greg Hunt announced changes to …