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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

Lowering the default amount of opioid pills in EMRs may reduce prescribing in midst of an opioid crisis, new study finds A new study published …

Organisations must remain vigilant to the risk of new errors following the roll-out of eMM systems, say Melbourne medication safety pharmacists While electronic medication management …

The future for pharmacy lies in decision making, patient-facing roles and building strong relationships with medical colleagues, says SHPA president Michael Dooley With healthcare moving …

SHPA announces opening of registrations for the SHPA-NAPSA Student Symposium 2018, and welcomes extension of the Victorian Hospital Pharmacy Intern Program The Society of Hospital …