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medicines management


After her first HMR, ‘Dorothy’ had her entire medication regime overhauled—was this a good outcome or one that required a further follow-up? Sharon Doolan takes us through what happened As …

The safe use of medicines within multicultural communities is the main focus of Multicultural Health Week this year The NSW Department of Health cited research that shows that people from …

One stakeholder has taken aim at how medicines are used in disability care, likening this to the problems found in the aged care sector There is a complete lack of …

Monash researchers have played a leading role in an international collaboration on medicines management for vulnerable people Researchers from Monash University’s Centre for Medicine Use and Safety and the National …

Managing medications is crucial for Aboriginal Australians with chronic disease, writes Amy Page More Aboriginal Australians are living to greater ages. This means that problems of suboptimal prescribing for chronic …

Speaking to the next person in our 14 most influential people in pharmacy campaign, as voted by you Amy Page Lead Pharmacist – Rehabilitation Aged and Community Care, Alfred Health …

Aged care service providers may well be holding their breath while the Royal Commission into Aged Care investigates how our society cares for its aged and infirm, writes Gerard Stevens …

More than 1,000 delegates, six streams, pre-conference workshops, three main conference days and, last but not least, one unforgettable gala dinner… Early bird registrations have opened for Medicines Management 2018, …

When Prahran resident Mark Scott’s mother was hospitalised last year, support from a community pharmacist on her return home helped significantly Mark’s mother, 85, was receiving daily visits from Bolton …

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 …

Pharmacy support for carers needs a much higher profile, says an Amcal spokesperson Amcal is hosting a booth at the 7th International Carers Conference, currently underway in Adelaide, where pharmacists …

Australian health and consumer groups have banded together to release a statement calling for an end to overdiagnosis and overtreatment A group of clinicians, consumers and policy makers have released …