Healthcare service providers PracticeHub and Team Medical Supplies have joined forces to improve efficiencies.
The SHPA has released the first Australian pharmacy practice standard for surgery and perioperative medicine.
The government has announced $345.7m funding for on-site pharmacists and community pharmacy services in government-funded residential aged care facilities (RACFs).
The introduction of oral antiviral treatments calls on the expertise and services of hospital pharmacists as we progress towards the endemic stage of this pandemic.
Kerry Fitzsimons has been recognised by the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) for her leadership and contribution to medical safety in Western Australia and beyond.
The new pharmacy practice standard recommends patient to pharmacist ratios and quality improvement indicators specific to specialist cardiology pharmacists.
The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital is said to be the first hospital in Australia to implement the Pharmacist Shared Medicines List medicine safety initiative.
Ultomiris (ravulizumab) will be listed for the first time for patients with paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria.
The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) has welcomed new federal government legislation to further mitigate the impact of medicine shortages on Australians and ensure new and innovative medicines are accessible, available and affordable.
As we live through the lengthening tail of a persistent pandemic, it is challenging to consider the simpler medicines landscape of 20 years ago.
While antimicrobial use in the community is decreasing, overprescribing and inappropriate prescribing continue to be problematic.
For the first time since its development in 1999, Australia's National Medicines Policy is set for review.
Accelerating the rollout of vaccines into pharmacies could help Australia reach its vaccination target of 80% up to two months faster than current projections.
Medibis has announced long-term plans to build a multi-million-dollar medicinal cannabis facility in Toowoomba, Queensland.
Reduced levels of the metabolic hormone leptin may be responsible for poor vaccine efficacy among certain individuals, according to a new study.