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The new Health Minister must act on equity of access to medicines, say hospital pharmacists The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia has congratulated Mark Butler MP on his appointment …

Eligibility for a winter COVID-19 booster is being expanded in a move welcomed by pharmacy, as the Guild talks free flu jabs beyond Queensland Acting Health Minister Katy Gallagher has …

SHPA sent its Election Priorities 2022 to Coalition, Labor and Greens party leaders and health minister/spokesperson prior to Budget week, seeking their formal endorsement Only the Coalition has responded… and …

Hospital pharmacists are facing mass burnout, with some forced to be responsible for up to 80 patient beds The COVID-19 pandemic has been the “final straw” for some hospital pharmacists, …

Whether the Coalition Government is ousted or re-elected later this month, the maximum PBS co-payment is set to be slashed Over the weekend the Morrison Government announced that if re-elected, …

New standards, TGA announcements and a CPI rise all made the headlines this week The TGA recalled several sunscreen products from different brands, concerned about benzene contamination… it’s been a …

The first Australian pharmacy practice standard for surgery and perioperative medicine has been released The new standard, released by the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA), sets benchmark pharmacist-to-patient …

A new standard of care will help hospital pharmacists reduce inappropriate supply of opioids, stakeholders say Thousands of Australians at risk from long-term reliance on opioid analgesics following short-term use …

Now that the federal election has been called, pharmacy groups have spoken out about their wish lists Over the weekend, Prime Minister Scott Morrison confirmed that the 2022 Federal Election …

A pharmacist has been recognised for her work with neonatal, paediatric and maternity populations, a technician for his work on COVID vaccines, and a team for its completely virtual hospital …

Morrison Government fails to improve remuneration for members of the profession and plan hospital pharmacist roles, say pharmacy stakeholders The Pharmacy Guild wasn’t happy with this year’s Federal Budget, with …

Professor Jason Roberts has been announced as the 2021 recipient of the SHPA’s Fred J Boyd Award The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia says the win recognises the unparalleled …