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A pre-discharge pharmacy review could have led to a different outcome for a man who died of haemorrhagic stroke, a coroner’s court has heard Deputy State Coroner Jacqui Hawkins made …

It’s election day! The two major parties spoke out on how they plan to work with community pharmacy… we also saw a UTI trial draft report and heard that hospital …

SHPA sent its Election Priorities 2022 to Coalition, Labor and Greens party leaders and health minister/spokesperson prior to Budget week, seeking their formal endorsement Only the Coalition has responded… and …

Hospital pharmacists are facing mass burnout, with some forced to be responsible for up to 80 patient beds The COVID-19 pandemic has been the “final straw” for some hospital pharmacists, …

First hospital in Australia implements Pharmacist Shared Medicines List—a clinical document that includes detailed information about all prescription and non-prescription medicines The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in Melbourne …

Hospital pharmacists warn of the need to support safe prescribing and dispensing of incoming novel oral COVID-19 treatments Leading hospital pharmacists are calling for a “consistent and streamlined” approach to …

Hospital pharmacy technicians have been stepping up at the core of the COVID vaccine rollout, says SHPA The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia is celebrating the crucial role of …

Men and women are affected differently, researchers find Shift work and irregular work schedules can cause several health-related issues and affect our defence against infection, according to new research from …

Melbourne researchers have investigated the best ways to reduce dispensing errors Pharmacy researchers from Alfred Health in Melbourne reviewed 11 studies on interventions in the hospital setting to address the …

“Their passion and spirit has been on full display”: SHPA praises workforce in latest Annual Report Hospital pharmacists and technicians across the country stepped up during what has been an …

A “suboptimal” security process for prescription pad management at a regional hospital came to light when a nurse faced a charge of unlawfully possessing one On 16 January 2020, the …

The first in our series of Zoom interviews as we chat with pharmacists about their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic “Looking back at the start of the year, obviously not …