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Terminally ill patients given improved access to end-of-life medications through community pharmacy network  Select community pharmacies across South Australia are now stocking palliative care medications as part of a measure …

Investment in a community pharmacy initiative would help ensure priority access to palliative medicines and personal care supplies after hours, one group says As part of its 2024-5 pre-Budget submission, …

Community pharmacies will provide access to palliative care medications as part of a new program to support at-home end-of-life care  Terminally ill Tasmanians will be able to receive palliative care …

Discontinuation of pain medicines means “dire” shortages – and workarounds mean barriers for many palliative patients, hospital pharmacist warns The Society of Hospital Pharmacist of Australia and several other stakeholders …

Deadline looms for pharmacies to file expressions of interest to join South Australia’s Better Access to Palliative Care Pharmacy Medicines Program  Community pharmacies have until 2pm (ACDT) on Wednesday 15 …

Concerns grow over discontinuation of “gold standard” pain relief brand Ordine from later this year A group of 18 palliative care organisations led by Palliative Care Australia is calling for …

A new Pharmaceutical Society of Australia training program has been announced as one of the successful recipients of the Australian Government’s National Palliative Care Projects grants program Pharmacists will enhance …

Community pharmacies are set to play an important role in easing pressure on public hospitals through funding to stock palliative care medications  Pharmacies across rural and metropolitan South Australia will …

Jala Moushi takes a look at the growing role of pharmacists in palliative care in the community Our growing ageing population, alongside the current climate with the pandemic, has put …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Integration of non-dispensing pharmacists into primary healthcare services This umbrella review and narrative synthesis suggest that the integration of …

The Queensland Government has partnered with the PSA and other stakeholders to develop a Core Palliative Care Medicines List for Queensland community patients The List has been developed as part of …

Karalyn Huxhagen takes a look at the pharmacist’s role in end of life care, and how they can support patients and their loved ones In community pharmacy we often touch …