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hospital pharmacists


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 – …

An Australian trial has found hospital pharmacists providing guidance to junior doctors led to significantly reduced prescribing errors Researchers from the Royal Melbourne Hospital and University of Melbourne Medical School …

A study has found pharmacist intervention may potentially lead to reduced risk of ED visits and hospital readmissions Danish researchers have looked at the role of pharmacists in reducing hospital …

A recent Australian trial found pharmacist involvement in medication charting lowered inaccuracies from 41.1% to just 1.4%. AJP spoke with the lead researcher to find out more… During the one-month …

Orange pharmacist Jennifer Culverson has been named joint winner of the 2017 Spirit of Kokoda Award A question from her father prompted Ms Culverson’s quest to find a greater purpose …

A Sydney pilot study has found pharmacist medication charting significantly reduced errors—a finding that could pave the way for future prescribing A trial of a pharmacist charting service in a …

Pharmacists and colleagues at a Blacktown hospital in NSW have seen medication histories improve vastly by implementing a new system Changes at the Blacktown Hospital in western Sydney began after …

The King Review has failed to acknowledge the role of hospital pharmacists, says the SHPA The interim report of the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation’s failure to acknowledge or …

Hospital pharmacist and Labor MP Emma McBride has repaid the cost of a flight from Perth to Canberra after it was billed to taxpayers The Daily Telegraph and Express Advocate …

A US study has found that over a quarter of hospital re-admissions were medication-related and preventable The study, published in the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, also highlighted the key …