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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 …

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 …