Posts in tag

medicines adherence


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 …

TerryWhite Chemmart has flagged a “bold” new plan which will see more personalised store formats and a medicines adherence focus At its 2018 Supplier Forum in Melbourne, its leadership team …

Even patients who consider themselves proficient at managing their medicines engage in unsafe practices, new findings reveal A consumer perception survey of Australian Patients Association members found that half admitted …

New research reveals community pharmacist-led interventions can positively impact on medication adherence, BP control, cholesterol management, COPD and asthma control Researchers from the School of Pharmacy at The University of …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news relevant to pharmacy Improving medication adherence in patients with cardiovascular disease An updated Cochrane review on interventions to improve adherence to …

More consumers are turning to health care apps to try and manage conditions like hypertension – but how effective are they? A new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine looked …

Pilots in minor ailments and mental health, and 7-day hospital pharmacy services, are included in PSA and SHPA’s pre-budget submissions for 2018-19 The PSA and SHPA have this week released …

Medicines adherence needs a multi-pronged approach, writes Tal Rapke According to a 2003 report by the World Health Organization into medication adherence, approximately 50 per cent of patients with chronic …

Could bio sensors and gaming be part of the future of medicines adherence? asks Stephenie Shea For the past few years, it seems every major pharmacy group has offered a …

One of Australia’s biggest problems is a huge opportunity for pharmacy to help, writes Vanessa Lontos Medicines are the most common treatment used in health care and contribute to significant …