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Almost 20% of medications are unaccounted for in Australian hospital electronic administration records A new study has revealed alarming quantities of medications supplied to hospital wards and EDs are not …

SHPA report recommends boosting collaborative prescribing and specialised roles, and strategies to combat the negative image of community pharmacy on careers The Society of Hospital Pharmacy’s new report – Pharmacy …

Practitioner found guilty of profession misconduct for stealing restricted drugs and making fraudulent entries in medicine registers An enrolled nurse working in the emergency department of a Queensland hospital has …

A coroner has criticised the “shocking lack of attention” that led to a man receiving 10 times the prescribed amount of hydromorphone Medication errors have been highlighted in recent coroner’s …

While 2020 has been a year of unprecedented challenges, pharmacy has a lot to be proud of, and much to build on in 2021, says Kristen Michaels In the next …

In the second of a two-part series, Ron Batagol looks at the changes in hospital pharmacy practice since the 1970s In the first of these articles, I provided a short …

In the first of a two-part series, Ron Batagol summarises the development and evolution of hospital pharmacy in Australia from the early years, through to the beginnings of clinical/ward pharmacy …

Associate Professor Sue Kirsa outlines the work the Australian Pharmacy Council has done to help the profession navigate the challenges of 2020  So much has changed in the world and …

What roles can a specialised COVID pharmacist play? One Australian hospital found out The deployment of a specialised COVID pharmacist position has “proven a key and responsive member of the …

A health practitioner has been reprimanded and fired from her job after slapping an ICU patient in the face A Queensland doctor with 35 years’ experience under her belt has …

PBS a huge area of savings compared to other government-administered services including medical and hospital costs Costs of essential goods and services are climbing at twice the rate of inflation, …

Under fire hospital pharmacy budget measure postponed for three months Plans to align PBS wholesale mark-up arrangements between hospital and community pharmacy have been pushed back for three months. The …