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Michael Bakker MPS is an ECP on the move. He’s a pharmacist team leader at South Australia (SA) Health’s Flinders Medical Centre, and in his spare time he volunteers with Parkinson’s SA. Describe your role as team leader at SA...
PSA’s recently released clinical governance principles are a blueprint for the design and implementation of safe and high-quality pharmacy services. The Clinical Governance Principles for Pharmacy Services 2018 document provides pharmacists and organisations involved in the provision of pharmacy services...
A third report outlining the ongoing threat of antimicrobial resistance has been released by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare (ACSQHC). While the overall use of antibiotics is declining, many pathogens are continuing to develop resistance...
I’m planning a working holiday in New Zealand. What do I have to do to be registered over there? A pharmacist who is currently registered and in good standing in Australia is eligible to register in New Zealand by virtue...
Real-time prescription monitoring systems such as SafeScript are empowering pharmacists to improve medicine safety – a key insight gleaned from PSA’s recent VIC/TAS Annual Therapeutic Update (ATU). Laura Mulligan, pharmacist and senior policy officer rom the SafeScript team at the...
Last week, several pledges were made by the Coalition and the Opposition that will impact health care around the nation. The Coalition issued a statement saying that a re-elected Morrison Government would lower the safety net threshold for medicines on...
Last week Federal Minister for Health Greg Hunt introduced Biosimilar Week 2019 along with the launch of the Biosimilar Hub, with a set of specific guidelines geared towards pharmacists. This initiative is designed as an introduction to a comprehensive...
The recently released government inquiry into sleep health identified the extent of the nation's sleep deficit and its impact on health, risk of accidents and productivity in the workplace. The inquiry, which drew from public hearings with healthcare professionals...
Pharmacists who have an interest in a specific field are in charge of their own development, says pain expert Joyce McSwan, who was recently appointed as a Board Member and Director of The Australian Pain Society (APS) Queensland Branch. Ms...
Concerns over the overuse of antipsychotics in Residential Aged Care Facilities have reached a high tide – but so have efforts to address the issue by giving pharmacists a larger role to play. 'The hallmark of a civilised society is...