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Pharmacy student journal shines a light on Medication Safety

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.


Liquid opioid safety success in WA leads latest JPPR

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.


SHPA welcomes wins for NSW patients as 30-day medicine supply at hospital discharge moves closer

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.