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A doctor who improperly supplied cephalexin to two different girlfriends to treat their UTIs, and engaged in sexual activity during hospital shifts, has had his bid for reinstatement denied A …

Here’s how hospital pharmacy, industry and other medical groups reacted to the 2019/20 Federal Budget The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) has welcomed focus on embedded pharmacy positions in …

Stigma for those with opioid dependency is still a barrier to access, but experts point out that overdose in people who use opioids for chronic pain is also on the …

A study has found more than a third of unnecessary emergency department visits for non-urgent health conditions could be managed by pharmacists Researchers have conducted a cohort study looking at …

How did a patient admitted to a South Australian public hospital for pain in his arm die from fentanyl and oxycodone toxicity? On 23 March 2015 Stephen Robert Atkins, 53, …

Evidence that hospital pharmacists can prescribe to the same standards as doctors: study New Australia research provides low to moderate evidence that pharmacists can prescribe to the same standards as …

A healthcare practitioner has been reprimanded for accessing the electronic health records of six patients at a NSW hospital A registered nurse, who was engaged in a longstanding legal dispute …

Pharmacists falling short on knowledge of negative environmental effects of drugs, study finds Pharmacists require more information themselves on the negative impacts of pharmaceuticals on the environment if they are to take …

TV provides unrealistic expectations of emergency healthcare, contributing to lower levels of patient satisfaction, says a new study Sure, go ahead and daydream about those gorgeous Hollywood doctors and their …

A man who died hours after his operation was wrongly prescribed fentanyl instead of oxycodone and paracetamol Paul Lau, 54, died at a Sydney hospital in June 2015 after he was …

A roundup of research from the recent SHPA Medicines Management 2017 conference, including evidence of poor discharge prescribing of opioids    Guidelines are being developed by a local health district …

How many people fall into addiction after getting a script from their doctor, and what role does the ED play? University of Sydney pharmacist researcher Dr Jonathan Penm recently conducted …