Russell Levy FSHP – a clinical authority on infectious diseases, with significant expertise in oncology and haematology, and pioneer of SHPA’s annual Pharmacy Forecast Australia – has won SHPA's Medal of Merit presented at Medicines Management 2023 (MM2023), the 47th SHPA National Conference in Cairns.
SHPA has formally released the organisation’s first Reconciliation Action Plan, following endorsement from Reconciliation Australia, capping a year of advocacy and activity aimed at improving health care equity and outcomes for Australia’s first peoples.
Antimicrobial stewardship, culturally appropriate medicines, geriatric medicine, and the evolving roles of the pharmacist are among the many highlights in the fourth issue of the Australian Pharmacy Students’ Journal (APSJ), the world’s first peer-reviewed pharmacy student journal.
The largest ever Australian Injectable Drugs Handbook (AIDH) has been released by SHPA, with the new ninth edition of the essential frontline nursing resource featuring more than 500 medicines.
MedsAware 2023: Deprescribing Action Week launched today across Australia, driving conversations around discontinuing medicines that are no longer required, or for which the risk of harm outweighs the benefits in the individual.
Partnered pharmacist prescribing ‘benefits at every level’ as SHPA launches National PPMC Credential
SHPA, in partnership with The Alfred, has launched a National Credential recognising Partnered Pharmacist Medication Charting(PPMC), an innovative care model proven to reduce medication errors, length of stay and hospital costs
SHPA has today announced that Kristin Michaels has been reappointed to lead the organisation into the future, as the organisation prepares to announce its Transformation 2024 agenda.
The successful rollout of a safer and more efficient approach to managing unit doses of liquid opioids in Western Australian hospitals leads the latest issue of the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA)’s flagship journal, available online.
The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) has welcomed long-awaited support from the NSW Government to partner with the Commonwealth to enable 30-days’ medicines supply for people on discharge from hospital, as well as fund more specialty hospital pharmacy positions in emergency departments and introduce innovative models of patient care, in its response to an inquiry into the state’s emergency departments.