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RMMRs


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 …

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 …

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 …

Pharmacists are calling for restrictions on RMMRs to be lifted after study results reveal “concerning” levels of psychotropic overuse in aged care settings A new study published in the Australian …