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A nurse’s attempt to misappropriate oxycodone was foiled by a patient who wanted to see her medication before discharge A nurse has been found guilty of professional misconduct and found …

Doctors and nurses join forces in call for investment into aged care services, but pharmacists need to be added to the conversation The Australian Medical Association (AMA), jointly with the …

Capital Chemist Wanniassa has congratulated an award-winning practitioner from among its ranks Nurse Practitioner Chris Helms was recently awarded the prestigious ‘Nurse Practitioner of the Year’ at the annual Australian …

Pharmacists are among health professionals getting payments from pharma companies… but it’s peanuts compared to that pocketed by GPs and nurses An exclusive report by ABC medical reporter Sophie Scott …

Pharmacists are set to provide medication management support for RDNS nurses, clients and carers under a new East Melbourne initiative Older people referred for home nursing support who are at …

When it comes to perception of ethics and honesty across professions, pharmacists have dropped down the ranks Health professionals have continued their domination of Australia’s most highly regarded professions. Australia’s …

Changing medicines packaging to have prominent placement of active substances and strengths could help reduce prep time without increasing errors A study published in the BMJ by Norwegian researchers has …

The Australian College of Nursing has applauded the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care for its release of the Australian Atlas of Health Care Variation. The atlas …

Why do we continue to use nurses in pharmacy wellness programs? wonders Karalyn Huxhagen One of the buzz words in health currently is wellness. We see GPs being tasked with …

Implementing an efficient reminder system to prompt Australians aged 65 and above to receive their free pneumococcal vaccination may be pivotal to improving the low 54% vaccination rates among this …

Training nurses how to use the Australian don’t rush to crush handbook significantly improves how safely medicines are given to patients in hospitals, according to a new study. In their …