Hospital pharmacists' views on collaborative pharmacist prescribing

Hale, Andrew, Coombes, Ian, & Nissen, Lisa (2013) Hospital pharmacists' views on collaborative pharmacist prescribing. Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research, 43(3), pp. 256-258.

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Abstract

In 2008, Weeks et al. published the results of a postal survey, which explored the views of the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia’s (SHPA) members on collaborative prescribing, and the extent of de facto prescribing in their institution. Since then, significant work has been undertaken on non-medical prescribing, such as pilots of pharmacist prescribing across Australia and a National Health Workforce report on developing a nationally consistent approach to prescribing by nonmedical health professionals. The first stage of the Health Workforce Australia Health Practitioner Prescribing Pathway project is complete and the recommendations for implementation have been approved by the Standing Council in November 2013. New Zealand pharmacists obtained prescribing rights in 2013, and the first cohort of 14 prescribers have completed the postgraduate pharmacist prescribing course (jointly run by the Otago and Auckland Universities).

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ID Code: 67794
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 1445-937X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PHARMACOLOGY AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES (111500) > Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (111502)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Clinical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia
Deposited On: 26 Feb 2014 01:25
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2014 06:06

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