Pharmaceutical review - Queensland Health’s experience

Coombes, Ian, Hall, Anthony, Mitchell, Charles, & Maclean, Christine (2006) Pharmaceutical review - Queensland Health’s experience. Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research, 36(4), pp. 256-259.

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In 1990 Charles Hepler and Linda Strand published a sentinel paper and coined the term ‘Pharmaceutical Care’. This was defined as ‘that component of pharmacy practice which entails the direct interaction of the pharmacist with the patient for the purpose of caring for that patient’s drug-related needs’.1 In 1996 the Regional Pharmaceutical Officers’ Statement of Principles and Standards of Good Practice for Hospital Pharmacy in the UK stated that ‘All patients will receive the medicines to meet their agreed therapeutic objectives throughout the course of their treatment. This requires that the care plan for each patient identifies the correct choice of medication and is supported by systems for the provision of medicines…’

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ID Code: 84380
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 1445-937X
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia
Deposited On: 20 May 2015 06:24
Last Modified: 26 May 2015 04:40

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