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A new study has looked at how pharmacy delivery of comprehensive medication management can help improve the carers’ work life The study, published in the Journal of the American Board …

Current evidence for any clinical benefit from medication management apps and sensors is limited, experts say  The use of medication apps in clinical practice is hindered by a lack of …

A letter to the Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care prompted a meeting about challenges being faced by pharmacies who provide residential aged care services This month, Webstercare welcomed …

Parents typically manage their children’s medication, but kids’ limited involvement may become problematic as they grow older, say researchers The number of children diagnosed with chronic health conditions is increasing …

The Royal Commission into aged care has included medication management in its terms of reference, a move welcomed by the PSA The Commissioners, Justice Joseph McGrath and Ms Lynelle Briggs …

A study of more than 131,000 patients has found pharmacists were able to alleviate GP workload by following up new hypertensive prescriptions In the UK, the New Medicine Service (NMS) …

The PSA has renewed its call for pharmacists to be placed on the list of eligible allied health professionals for chronic disease management It’s been nearly three years since the …

Monash Pharmacy PhD student Erica Tong has received a prestigious award from the MJA for her research paper on reducing medication errors in hospital discharge summaries Erica Tong has received …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Optimizing identification and management of COPD patients – reviewing the role of the community pharmacist This paper proposes key steps for …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Pancreatic Safety of Sitagliptin in the TECOS Study The TECOS study (Trial Evaluating Cardiovascular Outcomes with Sitagliptin) investigated the …

Dr Ben Basger looks at how pharmacists can protect seniors from adverse events caused by medications Did you know that one in four community-living older people are hospitalised for medication-related …

Are pharmacies taking the right approach in their medication management services? Provision of dose administration aids is now very much an accepted, standard part of pharmacy practice, but is the …