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RMMRs


A new tool from NPS MedicineWise supports a collaborative approach between the accredited pharmacist and medical practitioner when preparing a HMR or RMMR Research from NPS MedicineWise found that some GPs find …

Another busy week in community pharmacy, with a focus on pay and workloads, as well as personal protective equipment PPA released the results of a new survey on the impact …

25 years after the first pharmacists were accredited to conduct them, the benefits of comprehensive medication reviews have been demonstrated in better health outcomes for patients. By Debbie Rigby, advanced …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Chemical analysis of fresh and aged Australian e-cigarette liquids Assessment of the chemical composition of 65 Australian electronic cigarette …

Medication reviews are conducted for only a fraction of people who enter residential aged care, a new study has found While most residential aged care residents could benefit from RMMRs, …

New protocols are “shining the spotlight on the importance of medication review at transitions of care,” say pharmacist experts The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) has unveiled a new …

Pharmacists, and accredited pharmacists in particular, need to be empowered to report inappropriate prescribing of psychotropics in people with intellectual disability if they perceive it to be abuse and/or neglect, …

Changes to HMRs and RMMRs are welcome… although some are not appropriate for the longer term and others do not go far enough, argues pharmacy group Rural pharmacists have welcomed …

PSA has updated its QUM and medicines reviews guidelines, in a “timely” move just after these were expanded The PSA announced in a statement that it has updated its practice …

The government has announced changes to HMRs and RMMRs including added follow-ups and broader referral pathways From Tuesday, accredited pharmacists will be allowed two additional follow-ups for Home Medicines Reviews …

The reality of medication reviews is a program full of band-aids and add-ons, argues Karalyn Huxhagen When Home Medicine Reviews (HMRs) were launched, we were promised interactive programs with GPs …

What is it like working in a multi-disciplinary aged care team? AJP speaks with four different pharmacists making a difference on the ground Richard Thorpe Richard is Australia’s first ever …