CPD Login
CPD Login
P2 masks have been made available to vulnerable people for free from every ACT community pharmacy as part of a unified effort to confront the region’s worst-ever air quality. The PSA and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia joined forces with...
It was a big year for Australian pharmacists, with the release of important reports calling for reform for the profession and providing a vision for the next four years. The year ended on a high note with the Federal...
As 2019 draws to a close, seven pharmacists from around the country reflect on the year that was, and look to what 2020 has in store. Lauren Burton MPS, Western Australia Hospital pharmacist and PSA Early Career Pharmacist (ECP) Director What’s the...
As the custodians of medicine safety, promoting the judicious, quality and safe use of medicines is key to pharmacists’ roles. But it is also important to work with other health professionals to improve outcomes for all Australians. At the Medicine...
Better use of existing funding, leveraging digital health and empowering consumers are the keys to improving medicine safety. These were the main themes to come out of discussions at the Medicine Safety Forum held in Canberra on Monday. Convened by the...
A small rural hospital in southern Queensland has introduced a new model of pharmacy practice. Hopefully, it will lead to reduced medicine-related hospital admissions. A new model of pharmacy practice is being developed at a small rural hospital in...
Most Australian GPs have used a placebo in practice at least once, with active placebos used far more than inert placebos, a new study has found. Published this week in the Australian Journal of General Practice,1 the results of a...
More than 62,000 hospital admissions for heart failure in Australia could have been prevented and more than 400,000 bed days avoided, according to new data released last week from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).1  That equates to,...
Evaluation overseas has found pharmacist prescribing to be safe, clinically appropriate and well-received by patients. Pharmacy groups have long called for changes to allow pharmacists to prescribe specified medicines such as the oral contraceptive pill.  In countries where this extension to...
The Federal Government has committed to improving medicine safety in aged care, as part of a $537 million response to the interim report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. Released last month, the report identified three...