Aged care pharmacist pilot a winner

New research has explored the benefits of pharmacists joining allied health teams in Australian residential care facilities, with promising results. Australian Pharmacist spoke with Nicole...

Cost savings from pharmacist-led post-discharge care

US research has found pharmacist-led post-discharge care for high-risk patients resulted in fewer admissions and healthcare cost savings of more than $US500 per patient. In...

Discrepancies revealed in GP referral letters

A comparison of medicines information contained in GP referral letters with that elicited from Home Medicines Reviews (HMRs) has found discrepancies for 90% of...

Pharmacists urged to have their say on profession’s future

Realising the full potential of pharmacists requires a reimagining of how the profession fits into the wider healthcare model, and PSA wants to harness...

Voluntary assisted dying

The Victorian Parliament recently passed the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act and its 18-month implementation period is shortly coming to a close. So what exactly...

Royal Pharmaceutical Society director on the future of pharmacy

Ravi Sharma’s credentials in pharmacy are formidable. Recently appointed the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s (RPS’s) director for England, he was also National Clinical Lead for...