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The Guild supports pharmacists in addressing abuse of older Australians, says its executive director Writing in this week’s edition of Forefront, David Quilty has highlighted the role pharmacists play in …

Pharmacists have created a tool to help diagnose problematic aspects of organisational culture that contribute to psychotropic prescribing in aged care While the ABC’s Four Corners reveals the second part …

It’s been a busy week in community pharmacy, with Ramsay Health and residential aged care under the spotlight First, there was regulatory news: Health Minister Greg Hunt announced changes to …

The Pharmacy Guild has weighed in to the scrutiny of the aged care sector, highlighting the importance of practising to pharmacists’ full scope of practice Earlier this week Prime Minister …

The Prime Minister has announced a Royal Commission into the aged care sector, as an ABC report highlights poor treatment of residents and inappropriate medication use Four Corners is airing …

Pharmacy stakeholders have criticised the overuse of psychotropic medications in residential nursing homes, following an ABC inquiry Pharmacists working in aged care settings could do a lot to improve such …

Woman sues pharmacist over the robbery she committed; young pharmacist’s disappearance highlights treatment barriers; value of pharmacists in care homes outlined Portland, Oregon: A woman who robbed a bookstore in …

When a pharmacist first turned up at an aged care home in Canberra, staff didn’t know what to do with him… but by the time a pilot study ended they …

All staff in residential aged care homes will be vaccinated against influenza, the Health and Aged Care Ministers have announced The provision of influenza vaccination programs to all staff in …

Hundreds of English pharmacists are set to be deployed into care homes to help reduce overmedication and unnecessary hospitalisations NHS England has announced that around 180,000 people living in nursing …