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New hospital survey reveals 60% of antibiotics given to patients after surgery were prescribed inappropriately The Surgical National Antimicrobial Prescribing Survey (SNAPS) is an annual survey of antimicrobial prescribing for …

Doctors have taken to mainstream media to claim that codeine addicts are stockpiling – and pharmacists are letting them Pharmacy leaders have described as a “beat-up” the suggestion that pharmacists …

Study reveals widespread support for including the indication on scripts and medication labels, but concerns have been raised over workload and privacy Adding the indication or purpose of the medication …

How many people fall into addiction after getting a script from their doctor, and what role does the ED play? University of Sydney pharmacist researcher Dr Jonathan Penm recently conducted …

PharmAlliance partners are set to investigate ways to improve use of medicines for people with dementia Monash University researchers are set to work with international collaborators on a common data …

American researchers trialed three interventions to reduce inappropriate antibiotic prescribing… and two helped significantly Jason N. Doctor, of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, looked at how three behavioural …

Providing repeat scripts of antibiotics may be leading to hoarding for future use, say pharmacy researchers A retrospective study by researchers from the University of Tasmania and Curtin University has …

With pharmacist input, a new toolkit has been created to help universities teach prescribing skills Researchers at the Queensland University of Technology collaborated with the University of Western Australia, the …

Use of prescription opioids and psychotropic meds during pregnancy increases risk of drug withdrawal in newborns, US study finds Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School have …

The Chief Medical Officer has sent out more than 5000 letters to GPs with the highest prescribing rates Australia’s highest antibiotic-prescribing GPs have been targeted with a letter from Chief …

Asia-Pacific is the largest region of a global generics market set to experience double-digit growth through to 2021, according to research experts The global generic medicines market has registered a compound …

Pharmacist prescribing may present concerns to the average GP, but evidence shows it may improve access to healthcare for patients. How could such a model work in everyone’s favour? This …