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Deprescribing, antimicrobial monitoring and Closing the Gap call lead latest JPPR

The dynamism of Hospital Pharmacy is on display in the latest issue of the Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research (JPPR) with research including validation of an international approach to pharmacist-led deprescribing in kidney disease and the challenges of antimicrobial surveillance in smaller, regional, and remote health facilities, as well as a call to the profession as Hospital Pharmacists unite to Close the Gap.


SHPA members leading the ‘Medicines without harm’ mission

The safe use of medicines is again in the global spotlight as the World Health Organization (WHO)’s annual World Patient Safety Day focuses on ‘Medication without Harm’, with some of Australia’s leading hospital pharmacists marking this year’s theme via a special opinion series detailing strategy, advice and inspiration to minimise risks of avoidable patient harm from medications.