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Codeine dependence, cannabinoids, acute dental pain and deprescribing… Debbie Rigby covers the latest research relevant to pharmacists Identifying and treating codeine dependence: a systematic review Codeine dependence is a significant …

Monash Pharmacy PhD student Erica Tong has received a prestigious award from the MJA for her research paper on reducing medication errors in hospital discharge summaries Erica Tong has received …

The story of a pharmacist on the frontline during an Ebola outbreak inspired another to start researching the profession’s role in disasters Pharmacists are underutilised in disaster planning and response, …

An expert in unsafe medicines practices is set to head up a new team working to address medication errors and adverse drug reactions The Federal Government has announced that it …

Could this common plant provide a low-cost, effective treatment option for smokers trying to quit? NSW smokers who want to quit are being recruited to take part in a world-first …

Pharmacist charting is effective in increasing rates of influenza vaccination among hospitalised patients, according to new Australian research In a study conducted at The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, a pharmacist and …

Hospital pharmacists aren’t immune from the pressures of stress and overwork, according to the results of a new career survey This week AJP covered the results of a career survey …

An Australian trial has found hospital pharmacists providing guidance to junior doctors led to significantly reduced prescribing errors Researchers from the Royal Melbourne Hospital and University of Melbourne Medical School …

Children should not just be considered “small adults” when it comes to prescribing medications, say Australian researchers A new British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology article by researchers from the University …

A project launched this week will use an open access database, Twitter, reddit and github for interested parties to find drug compounds to treat a devastating infectious disease A new …

Latest survey finds 65% of Aussies dispose of medicines in the household garbage, while a further quarter pour them down the drain The results of a 2016 survey on medicines …

A surgical glue that quickly seals wounds without the need for staples or sutures could transform emergency medical treatments in Australia Biomedical engineers from the University of Sydney and the United States have collaborated …