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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 …

PM promises over $25 million to improve medication management programs in response to Aged Care Royal Commission’s Interim Report The Federal Government will deliver a $537 million funding package to …

A systematic review has found medication reviews identified up to four problems per patient, with generally high acceptance of pharmacist recommendations Collaborative medication reviews are successful at identifying and resolving medication-related problems, …

Can non-dispensing pharmacists play a crucial role such as prescribing and advising GPs… or should this role be filled by community pharmacists instead Pharmacist researcher Dr Janet Sluggett, an NHMRC …

PPA has urged the Pharmacy Guild to pass newly-decided pay rises of up to 15% on to their employees in full Professional Pharmacists Australia says that the decision by the …