Pharmacists have a key role in the interdisciplinary cardiac rehabilitation team.
People who have had a heart attack will have an array of new medicines to take. Pharmacists help patients understand their new medicines, how to manage them and how get the most benefit from them.
SHPA welcomes the announcement by Victoria's Minister for Health Jill Hennessy that the 2016-17 Victorian budget will include close to $30M funding for real-time prescription monitoring software and other measures to identify and reduce harm associated with prescription drug misuse.
The SHPA Federal Council has decided to waive membership fees for all students undertaking an Australian degree to become a pharmacist. This will ensure they have early access to SHPA services and support.