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The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia Company Profile

18:24 EDT 24th June 2018 | BioPortfolio

The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) is the professional body which represents over 1,600 pharmacists and pharmacy technicians practising in all parts of the Australian health system. SHPA was established in 1941 following the pioneering efforts of 25 public hospital pharmacists in Victoria. From 1947 to 1964 other branches were developed. The inaugural meeting of the SHPA Federal Council and the first SHPA federal conference was held in Adelaide in 1961.

SHPA has a long-standing commitment to the profession of hospital pharmacy and to the profession’s role in ensuring optimal health outcomes for Australian consumers by the safe and effective use of medicines.

Location

PO Box 1774
Collingwood
Victoria
3066
Australia

Contact

Phone: (03) 9486 0177
Fax: (03) 9486 0311
Email: shpa@shpa.org.au


News Articles [1662 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Pharmacists Play Role in Cutting Hospital-Acquired Infections

MONDAY, April 9, 2018 -- Pharmacists have been involved in the recent progress made toward reducing hospital-acquired infections (HAIs), according to an article published in Drug Topics. According to ...

Pharmacists should review every patient after a depression diagnosis, says RPS

Pharmacists in England should play a greater role in supporting people with mental health problems and help eradicate inequalities in their care, according to a new report published by the Royal Pharm...

No evidence pharmacists challenged use of high-dose opioids, concludes review of 450 deaths

Pharmacists have been criticised for not questioning prescribing at Gosport War Memorial Hospital after an independent review found that at least 456 patients died after being given inappropriate dose...

Hospital Leverages Pharmacists, Trained Technicians to Reduce Medication History Errors

To reduce the high number of medication errors observed in the medication lists of medically complex patients who are admitted to the hospital from the ED, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles d...

RPS hosts workshop to increase pharmacists' confidence in antimicrobial stewardship

A workshop from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and the UK Clinical Pharmacy Association’s Pharmacy Infection Network is designed to help pharmacists lead antimicrobial stewardship in the mul...

Infection prevention and control programs are essential to antibiotic stewardship efforts

(Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America) Infection prevention and control (IPC) and antibiotic stewardship (AS) programs are inextricably linked, according to a joint position paper published ...

Dementia increases the risk of 30-day readmission to the hospital after discharge

(American Geriatrics Society) Until now, little was known about the effects of dementia on early hospital readmission. Researchers in Japan recently published the results of a study to learn more abou...

Make better use of hospital pharmacists in mental health, says second Carter review

Mental health and community trusts should deploy pharmacists in much more “innovative” ways to ensure that they are able to tackle problems such as the use of antipsychotics and polypharmacy, says...

PubMed Articles [2857 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Pharmacist participation in antimicrobial stewardship in Australian and French hospitals: a cross-sectional nationwide survey.

Hospital pharmacists are an integral part of antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) programmes globally. Currently, little is known as to how hospital pharmacists see their role and involvement within the AM...

Medication reconciliation at two teaching hospitals in Australia: a missed opportunity?

Medication reconciliation prevents medication related harm at patient hospitalisation. This cross-sectional study demonstrated that the Hunter New England Health Admission Medication History Form that...

Effects of a pharmacist-driven intervention program on hospital readmissions.

Results of a study to determine whether routine use of a multifaceted medication-focused intervention at a safety-net hospital was feasible and could reduce hospital readmissions in a Medicare fee-for...

The impact of pharmacists-led medicines reconciliation on healthcare outcomes in secondary care: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Adverse drug events (ADEs) impose a major clinical and cost burden on acute hospital services. It has been reported that medicines reconciliation provided by pharmacists is effective in minimizing the...

Evaluating the role of clinical pharmacists in pre-procedural anticoagulation management.

While physicians are typically responsible for managing perioperative warfarin, clinic pharmacists may improve pre-procedural decision-making. We assessed the impact of pharmacist-driven care for chro...

Clinical Trials [2666 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Development of the Medicines Optimisation Assessment Tool

The purpose of this study is to develop a prediction-tool, the Medicines Optimisation Assessment Tool (MOAT), to assist hospital pharmacists identify patients at highest risk of preventabl...

Evaluation of Medical and Nursing Management for Bronchiectasis

The purpose of this research is to retrospectively evaluate current clinical care of Bronchiectasis (non-cystic fibrosis [CF]) in adults from a multidisciplinary management perspective. Th...

Proximity Work in Family Medicine Groups : the Impact of Pharmacists

The project objective is to evaluate the impact of the recent addition of pharmacists within family medicine groups (FMGs) on organizational and clinical parameters. The process by which c...

The Pharmacist in the Acute Geriatric Inpatient Treatment Team

This trial investigates the effects of a comprehensive pharmaceutical assessment in an acute care geriatric hospital on the number of hospital readmissions and patient's days spent at home...

Evaluation of an Intensive Multi-disciplinary Education Program on Tobacco Treatment for Pharmacists in Qatar

In Qatar, tobacco use is one of the main causes of premature deaths and preventable diseases. As per the 2013 Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS), 12.1% of adults and 20.2% of men in Qatar ...

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The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia

The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) is the professional body which represents over 1,600 pharmacists and pharmacy technicians practising in all parts of the Australian health syste...

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