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“She has demonstrated her passion and talent over many years”- PSA Board elects first female national president

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s (PSA) National Board met yesterday and unanimously elected Western Australian pharmacist Dr Fei Sim as PSA’s next national president- the first female to lead PSA since its Federation in 1977.

Budget supports pharmacists in aged care, but ignores pay disparities for services

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia said it welcomes funding in the Federal Budget for embedding pharmacists into aged care, but is disappointed that unfair disparities in pharmacist remuneration for key services have been overlooked.

Good news for older Tasmanians as improved access to influenza vaccines announced

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s (PSA) Tasmanian branch welcomes the State Government’s announcement that influenza vaccines funded through the National Immunisation Program (NIP) will become available through local pharmacies.

Pharmacists convinced they can help resolve troubling aged care findings

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia is renewing its call for embedded pharmacists in residential aged care facilities, following worrying findings from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

PSA president renews call for embedded pharmacists in aged care facilities

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia is again calling on the Government to provide funding for embedded pharmacists in residential aged care facilities, in order to improve medication management, reduce medication-related harm, and to improve quality of life for their vulnerable residents.

Pharmacists needed in aged care settings to improve quality of life for residents: PSA

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia is renewing its call to the Federal Government to fund pharmacists embedded into aged care facilities, to improve medicine management and overall quality of life for older Australians.

Long-term survival rate post-stroke linked to medication adherence: new study

A new study published by Monash University emphasises how critical it is for survivors of first-time stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) to take medications on an ongoing basis, with a correlation found between post-stroke survival rate and daily medication adherence.

‘Healthcare doesn’t just happen in hospitals’; PSA calls for NSW mandatory jab for all health staff

While the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) supports the NSW Government’s decision to mandate the COVID-19 vaccine for all the state’s hospital workers, it contends the requirements do not go far enough.

PSA launches Residential Aged Care Pharmacist: Foundation Training Program

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) has launched a new training program to support pharmacists working in residential aged care, as a new emerging role.

More pharmacists to join COVID-19 vaccine rollout nationwide

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) said it welcomes yesterday’s announcement from the Prime Minister that all approved community pharmacists will finally be permitted to vaccinate against COVID-19.

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