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The $10,000 Pfizer Young Pharmacist Grant is back, supported by the National Translational Research Collaborative According to the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia, the grant offers hospital pharmacy’s future …

SHPA has hit back at claims in a pharmaceutical publication about vial sharing in chemotherapy Earlier this week, pharmaceutical and life sciences publication PharmaDispatch published an article in which companies …

Tailoring quantities of opioids provided in hospitals as appropriate to patient’s individual needs is a crucial step in harm reduction, says SHPA Representatives from across the health system, and leading …

Public hospitals in WA had to return to the days of paper prescriptions last week, when information technology systems went down WA Health’s Chief Health Officer Dr Andy Robertson told …

The SHPA Residency Program has seen a 59% growth in total number of Foundation Residents, says the Society The program is flourishing, and details of its second-phase Advanced Training Residencies …

Another pharmacy peak health body has committed to supporting My Health Record The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia and the Australian Digital Health Agency have partnered to deliver a …

Organisations must remain vigilant to the risk of new errors following the roll-out of eMM systems, say Melbourne medication safety pharmacists While electronic medication management systems (eMMS) have been demonstrated …

Pharmacist struck off after “crude” scheme in Ireland; hospital pharmacists strike in Malta; no national MAS for England Cork, Ireland: A pharmacist has had her registration cancelled by Ireland’s High …

Smaller oxycodone pack sizes and an enhanced role for pharmacists are part of a model being suggested by Melbourne researchers Dr Megan Allen and colleagues from the Royal Melbourne Hospital …

Pharmacist charting is effective in increasing rates of influenza vaccination among hospitalised patients, according to new Australian research In a study conducted at The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, a pharmacist and …

Pharmacy groups have backed the announcement of compulsory vaccination for health workers who treat vulnerable patients This week NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard, unveiling the State Government’s flu strategy, said …

The SHPA has suggested limiting pack sizes, indications and dose limits for S8 opioids In its submission to the TGA’s consultation on S8 opioid use and misuse in Australia – …