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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 …

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 in JAMA Surgery has found …

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 systems (eMMS) have been demonstrated …

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 into an increasingly digital landscape, …

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 Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) and …

A pharmacy at Cairns Hospital was evacuated and pharmacy workers treated after a chemical spill late last week The Cairns Post reports that four pharmacy staff members were treated for …

Amazon has put its plans to sell medicines to hospitals on hold, according to US media reports Earlier this week CNBC’s Eugene Kim and Christina Farr reported that Amazon’s plan …

Can we achieve equity and flexible working hours for both genders in pharmacy? SHPA attempts to get some answers With International Women’s Day fast approaching on 8 March, the Society …

An Australian trial has found hospital pharmacists providing guidance to junior doctors led to significantly reduced prescribing errors Researchers from the Royal Melbourne Hospital and University of Melbourne Medical School …