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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 …

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 …