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While 2020 has been a year of unprecedented challenges, pharmacy has a lot to be proud of, and much to build on in 2021, says Kristen Michaels In the next …

SHPA has released a practice update to support safe, immediate use of naloxone The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia notes that the opioid toxicity antidote is now more readily …

In the second of a two-part series, Ron Batagol looks at the changes in hospital pharmacy practice since the 1970s In the first of these articles, I provided a short …

Schedule changes confirmed for a number of commonly dispensed medicines, despite pharmacy opposition to some proposals The TGA has confirmed previous interim decisions to amend (or not amend) the current …

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 …

“Their passion and spirit has been on full display”: SHPA praises workforce in latest Annual Report Hospital pharmacists and technicians across the country stepped up during what has been an …

In the first of a two-part series, Ron Batagol summarises the development and evolution of hospital pharmacy in Australia from the early years, through to the beginnings of clinical/ward pharmacy …

Clear patient safety measures have emerged from the later stages of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, which SHPA says are aligned with its recommendations The inclusion …

Professor Jeff Hughes has been named as the 2020 recipient of the Fred J Boyd Award Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia President Peter Fowler made the announcement on Wednesday, …

2020 Clinical Pharmacy Award winner revealed by SHPA  Dr Erica Tong is the 2020 recipient of the Australian Clinical Pharmacy Award, from the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA). …

Vaughn Eaton has been named as the recipient of the 2020 Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) Medal of Merit The SHPA says the award recognises Mr Eaton’s outstanding …

Pharmacy stakeholders have welcomed the 2020 Budget’s investment in supply chain reforms and the medicines listing guarantee, but warn there’s more work to do Acting PSA President Michelle Lynch said …