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Pharmacists are key to cardiac rehabilitation, the SHPA has said in highlighting pharmacists’s role for Heart Week (1-7 May). “For heart attack survivors, one of the important benefits of participating …

From July this year, students undertaking their first pharmacy degree, leading to provisional registration as a pharmacist with the Pharmacy Board of Australia, will have access to free membership of …

The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia, the first pharmacy organisation to join the world-wide Choosing Wisely initiative, today gave full support to Choosing Wisely Australia: The Next Wave and …

Kristin Michaels, CEO of the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia has announced two key staff appointments: Andrew Matthews and Rachael Raleigh. Michaels says that Andrew Matthews (pictured), as Senior …

The Australian Clinical Pharmacy Award for 2015 has been awarded to Dr Christine Carrington at Medicines Management 2015, the SHPA National Conference. The Australian Clinical Pharmacy Award is one of …

The SHPA Medal of Merit for 2015 has been presented to Amber Roberts, during Medicines Management 2015, the SHPA National Conference. The SHPA Medal of Merit is awarded by SHPA’s …

Sue Kirsa has been awarded the Fred J Boyd Award for 2015 and delivered an oration today during the opening plenary session of Medicines Management 2015, the 41st SHPA National …

More doses of insulin are missed when using sliding-scale insulin dosing to manage hospital patients’ blood glucose levels compared with basal–bolus dosing, according to a study published in the Journal …

Hospital politics and a power imbalance between doctors and pharmacists may be a key reason why antibiotics continue to be chronically misused in Australian hospitals, new research suggests. A UNSW …

Global standards of practice used by hospital pharmacists around the world have been revised and released by the Hospital Pharmacy Section of the International Pharmaceutical Federation. The standards, known as …

Does the schism between clinical pharmacy and community pharmacy actually exist? wonders Taren Gill—and could it be a barrier to pharmacists offering professional services? During a session at APP2015 on …

The SHPA says it is concerned about the lack of detail and patient focus in the SIxth Community Pharmacy Agreement, including lack of clarity as to whether HMRs will remain …