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Some key final reports were issued this week, and more COVID-19 news In COVID-19 news, the TGA said it is set to start publishing weekly reports on adverse events related …

The Pharmacy Guild says it looks forward to working with the Government on implementing aged care reforms The final report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety …

The Final Report into the aged care sector makes several recommendations about the involvement of pharmacists, including medication management reviews The Final Report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care …

Clear patient safety measures have emerged from the later stages of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, which SHPA says are aligned with its recommendations The inclusion …

As the final hearing into the aged care sector takes place, stakeholders are calling for change – with one group calling for nothing less than a complete overhaul of the …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Safety of pharmacologic interventions for neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia A systematic review and network meta-analysis of 209 studies explored …

A consumer group is complaining that the general public has not had adequate input into the Seventh Community Pharmacy Agreement The Consumers Health Forum says that it is “disappointed” that …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Effect of Antihypertensive Medication Reduction vs Usual Care on Short-term Blood Pressure Control in Patients With Hypertension Aged 80 Years and …

Residents in an aged care study had been on antipsychotics equivalent to more than 80% of the time they had been living in care… and medicines reviews weren’t helping Researchers …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Impact of Medication Regimen Simplification on Medication Administration Times and Health Outcomes in Residential Aged Care This 12 month …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Differences in stroke risk and cardiovascular mortality for Aboriginal and other Australian patients with atrial fibrillation Stroke risk and …

It’s been a busy week at the Pharmacy Guild, plus there’s been scrutiny on aged care and non-pharmacist ownership models The Fair Work Commission released documents showing that we’re now …