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Pharmacists can’t currently register as NDIS providers to boost quality use of medicines for people with intellectual disability and autism – but a new pilot is addressing an “urgent gap” …

The Accreditation Standards for the credentialling of onsite aged care pharmacists and those conducting Medication Management Reviews have now been approved The Australian Pharmacy Council has said in a statement …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Pharmacist-led medication review in a residential in-reach service leads to deprescribing The introduction of a pharmacist-led medication review service …

What’s life like as an onsite aged care pharmacist? This guest author has the answer… There was movement at the station, for the word had passed around… No, I’m not …

One leading aged care pharmacist has criticised Labor’s decision to fund a sector program through community pharmacies At the same time as he announced that 325 medicines would be available …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Who would be a pharmacist? This paper describes the results on a national representative cross-sectional survey of Australian pharmacists …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Clinical Impact of medication reviews with follow-up in cardiovascular older patients in primary care This cluster-randomised controlled trial was conducted in …

Implementing fall prevention services through community pharmacies can help reduce patients’ risk of falls through pharmacist-led medication reviews and lifestyle recommendations, a study reveals.   As part of a trial …

Study finds some gaps in clinical HMR reports, with less than a third documenting the GP’s reason for referral Despite overall general adherence to HMR guidelines, gaps in clinical HMR …

Who is best prepared to step into the new role as an on-site pharmacist in residential aged care facilities? These researchers want to know more… have your say! Dr Amy …

On-site pharmacists will replace 7CPA-funded program services to residential aged care homes, says Department of Health—but not everyone is happy with the decision The upcoming rollout of embedded aged care …

First study of its kind finds RMMRs reduce mortality by nearly 5% among older Australians in residential aged care facilities, providing “strong basis” for incoming Royal Commission changes Researchers have …