The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia Company Profile

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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.


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Phone: (03) 9486 0177
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Six in ten hospital pharmacists in the UK have reported experiencing medicines shortages every day, according to a new survey carried out by the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists.

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Pharmacists hit back at health check Pharmacy Guild of Australia has dismissed warnings from the peak body for GPs that patients should avoid health check ups at pharmacies. Belind...

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New look for Royal Pharmaceutical Society website

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Attitude, perception, willingness, motivation and barriers to practice-based research: A cross-sectional survey of hospital pharmacists in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.

Practice-based research (PBR) is of pivotal importance for hospital pharmacists which not only up-grades the profession but also improves the patient care. This study aimed to evaluate the attitude, p...

Community pharmacists' knowledge and perspectives of reporting adverse drug reactions in Australia: a cross-sectional survey.

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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...

Community pharmacists' experiences and people at risk of suicide in Canada and Australia: a thematic analysis.

To explore Canadian and Australian community pharmacists' practice experiences in caring for people at risk of suicide.

Pharmacists and patients sharing decisions about medicines: Development and feasibility of a conversation guide.

In Australia, the Home Medicines Review (HMR) is a nationally-funded program, led by pharmacists to optimize medication use for older people. A Medicines Conversation Guide was developed for pharmacis...

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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...

A Trial on the Role of Community Pharmacist in Improving Adherence and Clinical Outcomes in Post-Infarction

The purpose of this pilot study is to evaluate the effectiveness of the active involvement of Community Pharmacists in improving adherence to medical prescriptions in patients with acute m...

Impact of the Intervention of Pharmacists and Geriatrician on Drug Prescription in Elderly Patients in a Surgical ICU

In order to optimize drug prescription and to reduce potentially inappropriate medications, a pharmaceutical analysis activity is conducted in our establishment for several years. Medical ...

Pharmacists' Intervention in Patients Using Novel Oral Anticoagulants:A Study on Behavioral Patterns

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