New research in SHPA’s flagship journal has shown approximately half of Schoolies are unaware emergency contraception is available and more than one-quarter believe it is harmful, urging a re-think on outdated and misleading ‘morning after’ terminology.
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SHPA welcomes action to reduce risk of harm from paracetamol poisoning
New regulations to limit the availability of paracetamol have been welcomed by the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) as new research shows a steep increase in overdoses during the past ten years.
SHPA has officially launched CPD Central, an intuitive online CPD planning and recording tool allowing members to efficiently manage their ongoing, annual education as required by the Pharmacy Board of Australia.
Employed in 95% of Australian hospital pharmacies, hospital pharmacy technicians are being celebrated this week by the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) as integral members of care teams around the country.
‘Morning after’ misleading Schoolies on emergency contraception
Approximately half of Schoolies are unaware emergency contraception is available and more than one-quarter believe it is harmful according to a new Australian research study urging a re-think on outdated and misleading ‘morning after’ terminology.
New medicine safety resource ensures Australians ‘don’t rush to crush’
A new patient-friendly guide on safely dispersing and crushing tablets, capsules and sachets promises to support Australians who take oral medicines via enteral feeding tube, following its release by SHPA coinciding with 2019 World Pharmacists Day.