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Two million COVID vaccine doses have been administered in over 500 state and territory clinics in only 27 days, as some community pharmacists in Queensland join the rollout The Society …

The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia has recommitted to meaningful action in the name of reconciliation as National Reconciliation Week 2021 concluded across Australia SHPA Aboriginal and Torres Strait …

The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) has comprehensively revised leading guidelines on the provision of intensive care This revision defines pharmacist-to-patient ratios, standardises national and state-based classifications for …

Changes to the vaccine rollout will see hospital pharmacists in crucial roles expanding vaccine hubs National Cabinet met on Thursday to discuss issues including the recalibration of the COVID-19 vaccine …

Pharmacists can be key in helping people with swallowing difficulties, stakeholders say The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia is highlighting the impact of swallowing difficulty on medicines safety, and …

Some key final reports were issued this week, and more COVID-19 news In COVID-19 news, the TGA said it is set to start publishing weekly reports on adverse events related …

The Final Report into the aged care sector makes several recommendations about the involvement of pharmacists, including medication management reviews The Final Report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care …

Pharmacists were at the centre of this week’s biggest news: the first COVID-19 vaccinations in Australia There was exciting news in the COVID-19 crisis this week, with the beginning of …

Pharmacist Uyen Hua is among the first Australian pharmacists to be vaccinated against COVID-19 Ms Hua will be working in the hotel vaccination program. The Alfred and other stakeholders are …

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 …