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A hospital pharmacist with years of experience in the respiratory specialty has seen a 鈥渟ignificant鈥 increase in vaping-related illness 鈥 and says the new vaping legislation puts members of the …

One group of pharmacists has welcomed the passage of the vaping bill through the Senate, saying it is 鈥渙ur best chance yet鈥 of preventing young people from using the products …

Pharmacists included on trauma response teams significantly improve speed and delivery of pain relievers to trauma patients, Melbourne trial finds The Pharmacists in Trauma (PHIT) Trial, conducted by Alfred Health …

Hospital pharmacists were among a wide range of health workers who have gone on strike in WA, protesting about their pay and conditions Members of the Health Services Union WA …

Many patients are prescribed opioids for hip and knee pain 鈥 but can pharmacists help them taper safely before replacement surgery? Two pharmacists have just been awarded a grant to …

SHPA welcomes patient-focused recommendations in rare cancers Senate report, noting the PBS currently fails many patients The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) says it welcomes the release of …

Patients are being let down by pharmacy workforce shortages 鈥 but in a bid to attract and keep pharmacists, a new initiative will see them paid $10k Guy Barnett, Tasmania鈥檚 …

It鈥檚 understandable that doctor groups have asked for clarification about recognition of advanced pharmacy practice, says a leading pharmacist The Australian Medical Association has reached out to the Society of …

One state provides a much-needed injection of funds into the hospital sector 鈥 but pharmacists are left out in the cold, say stakeholders The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia …

In two years, addressing one 鈥渦nspoken need鈥 has completely turned around how a certain group of hospital pharmacists feel supported Ione Wallace and Claire Hatty, from St Vincent鈥檚 Hospital Melbourne …

Patients should not have to pay for unsubsidised morphine products brought in to manage the current shortage, says the SHPA Yesterday (28 February 2023), the AJP reported that the Therapeutic …

A new report has revealed high levels of psychological risk in health workplaces 鈥 and a pharmacy burnout expert says she hopes it opens up conversations and reduces stigma Safe …