Supplies of routine medicines in Australia may become dangerously scarce — or outright unavailable — as the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak takes hold, experts have warned.
The London-based patient received a stem cell transplant from donors with the HIV-resistant gene CCR5.
The standard highlights the need for pharmacists with specific geriatric medicine expertise to work as part of interdisciplinary teams to improve the safety and quality of care for older Australians.
Australia has ranked #40 in an index of 50 countries in a global study comparing the cost of some of the most widely recognised and indispensable medications.
The SHPA has unveiled its bold vision for realising an advanced pharmacy profession, delivering quality use of medicines and benefiting all Australians.
The annual scientific pharmacy conference saw Jacinta Costello named 2019 SHPA Resident of the Year.
The Pharmacy Board of Australia has concluded that pharmacist prescribing as part of a collaborative healthcare team is viable.
Researchers have developed a nanomesh capable of delivering drug treatments, which could provide a major step forward in the fight against antibiotic resistance.
Repeat antibiotic prescriptions are often unnecessary, do more harm than good and should be restricted, according to new recommendations by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee.
The Victorian Government is lowering the minimum vaccination age from 16 years to 10 years for pharmacist vaccination in readiness for the 2020 influenza season.
On National Pharmacy Technician Day, the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia has released a video to celebrate and honour Australia's pharmacy technicians.
Hospital pharmacists are in a position to drive medicines leadership.
Haines Disposable Paper Pill Cups are suitable for use in hospitals, doctor clinics, dental centres and aged-care facilities. They are an environmentally friendly and cost-effective alternative to plastic pill cups.
South West Healthcare have seen great results from the use of Haines Medical Environmentally Friendly Paper Pill Cups.
Use of preventative medications is high early after heart surgery but decreases significantly over time — despite the fact that many of these medications are linked with lower mortality.