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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 …

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 …