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High-risk prescribing in aged care residents under the spotlight, as Australian experts weigh in on the role of embedded pharmacists Polypharmacy and the use of potentially inappropriate medicines (PIMs) in …

Community pharmacists can help people with terminal illness manage medicines, pain and other symptoms, but they are currently underutilised, say researchers Community based pharmacists can help support people who have …

Around half of pharmacists agree with the right to object to medication supply based on personally held moral or ethical values, a new study has found Most pharmacists agreed to …

Discharge from hospital is a common reason for initiating oxycodone, study finds, but a proportion of people were still taking the drug 12 months later… About half of new oxycodone …

Community pharmacists want to provide specialised mental health MedsChecks, but time and lack of staff pose barriers to delivery Community pharmacists want to provide specialised support to people living with …

Community pharmacists say e-prescribing is convenient and easy to use – but managing patient expectations on dispensing time can be a barrier Community pharmacists and pharmacy technicians across the world …

A program delivered by pharmacists has seen positive results around reduction of unnecessary urine dipstick testing in aged care homes Pharmacist-led education to support behaviour change around urine dipstick testing …

With pharmacies to become the only legal source of nicotine vaping products from 1 March, a study has found that pharmacists and authorised prescribers may differ on their use for …

Researchers aim to help set collaborating prescribing practices as Australia’s expected standard of care, with a new project on reducing hospital medication errors Pharmacists are partnering with patients and doctors …

One researcher is looking into how entrustable professional activities are used to support competency development in intern pharmacists “Teaching and precepting are key roles in being a pharmacist,” says Tarik …

Pharmacy consumers are quite good at spotting the signs of depression – but they’re not engaging with mental health campaigns, and are unaware of the role community pharmacists can play …

Chemist Warehouse is wading into the world of clinical trials, using its stores and media assets to help recruit customers into research Virtual research organisation ObvioHealth has partnered with Chemist …