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Community pharmacy has a bigger role to play in antimicrobial stewardship than commonly thought, say pharmacy experts, but funding and awareness is needed Community pharmacists can participate as much as …

New research has found many clinical practice guidelines contain limited guidance on deprescribing鈥 could pharmacists be the missing link? Deprescribing recommendations are becoming more common but are still missing from …

Antidepressant withdrawal symptoms affect around one in six people, a large study estimates, after taking into account the 鈥渘ocebo鈥 effect One in six people who stop taking antidepressants experience discontinuation …

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 …

Pharmacists in rural and remote locations need more financial support and education to service travellers who have diabetes needs, research finds Rural and remote pharmacies are often the first port …

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 …

High-risk prescribing in aged care residents under the spotlight, as Australian experts weigh in on the role of embedded pharmacists Polypharmacy and the use of potentially inappropriate medicines (PIMs) in …

Community pharmacists can help people with terminal illness manage medicines, pain and other symptoms, but they are currently underutilised, say researchers Community based pharmacists can help support people who have …

Around half of pharmacists agree with the right to object to medication supply based on personally held moral or ethical values, a new study has found Most pharmacists agreed to …

Discharge from hospital is a common reason for initiating oxycodone, study finds, but a proportion of people were still taking the drug 12 months later鈥 About half of new oxycodone …

Community pharmacists want to provide specialised mental health MedsChecks, but time and lack of staff pose barriers to delivery Community pharmacists want to provide specialised support to people living with …

Community pharmacists say e-prescribing is convenient and easy to use 鈥 but managing patient expectations on dispensing time can be a barrier Community pharmacists and pharmacy technicians across the world …