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Pharmacists are concerned about the findings of a new report which shows low rates of prescribing and dispensing of key medicines after cardiovascular events The report, Delivering better cardiac outcomes …

Hospitals will be losing out in the 2019-20 Budget based on a measure relating to pharmacy pricing A hidden detail of the 2019 Federal Budget will cut funding to the …

Collaborative prescribing sees hospital pharmacists achieve a 90% error-free rate on medication orders compared with 26% for medical officers Pharmacists in the emergency department and admissions unit setting have been …

SHPA says all pharmacists, practising in all settings, should have input into the 7CPA The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) has welcomed broader pharmacy representation as part of …

Can pharmacists transform prescribing through protocol change and prescriber education? A US study has looked at the role pharmacists can play in impacting prescribing habits for patients discharged from hospital …

Pharmacists believe they are seen as “shopkeepers” and do not feel adequately recognised as registered healthcare professionals Community and hospital pharmacists want to be recognised as medicines experts but are …

The employee pharmacists’ union has accused Epic Pharmacy of “blatantly” ignoring its efforts during enterprise bargaining Professional Pharmacists Australia (PPA) says that in June, a majority of Epic Hospital Pharmacy …

Which medication administration errors are most commonly implicated in deaths? A new large study investigates A retrospective study has looked at medication administration errors reported in acute care, analysing which …

A prominent voice for advancing the role of hospital pharmacists, Erica Tong was voted by AJP readers as the ninth leading Agenda Setter in pharmacy Erica Tong is a highly …

Why it’s imperative that pharmacists should be involved at both hospital admission and discharge This month the SHPA spoke out in support of hospital pharmacists, following reports of understaffing, workload …

All pharmacists should be called clinical pharmacists, and to differentiate roles we should simply use the setting in which they practice, argues Alicia Martin Earlier this year I was invited …

AJP chats with Nicole Dilworth, a former dispensary tech turned Tassie hospital pharmacist and mentor 1. Tell us about your current job. I started working as a dispensary technician for …