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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 …

Join pharmacy’s leading minds for Australia’s leading clinical pharmacy conference One of Australia’s largest pharmacy gatherings is set to make a splash in Sydney this month, and there’s still time …

Pharmacists remain clueless on impact of medicines on the environment, study finds Australian pharmacists need information and training on the negative impacts that pharmaceuticals can have on the environment, researchers …

The importance of being culturally sensitive when dealing with patients A few years ago, my grandmother had a stroke. It was a fatal brain haemorrhage, and I was the one …

Here are 10 key stats that reveal what our hospital system looks like and who uses its services The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has released its latest …

A major trial has reinforced pharmacists’ role in hospital discharges, although some say it is impractical to involve pharmacists 24/7 Published this week in the Medical Journal of Australia, the …

A successful conference and a series of honours have rounded off a busy, but successful, year in hospital pharmacy says Kristin Michaels, SHPA CEO With the end of 2016 fast approaching, …

Hospital pharmacists need to be included into collaborative programs to tackle antibiotic allergies, say Australian researchers. Academics from a range of institutions questioned 277 allergists, clinical immunologists and hospital pharmacists …