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Pharmacist support and collaboration with junior doctors saw a reduction of dose errors from 54% down to 7%, according to a new study Researchers from New Zealand have tested a …

When patients are discharged from care, what role do pharmacists play… and what role could they be playing? asks Karalyn Huxhagen Pharmacists of all callings touch the patients who are …

The Health Minister “just does not get it or does not care” about Australians not filling scripts due to cost, says pharmacist politician Emma McBride In the House of Representatives …

A wheelchair user has been sentenced to three years in jail after he spent three hours looting a hospital pharmacy Edward Grahovac, a man with a leg amputation, faced court …

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 …