For those of you who may not have heard of a Home Medicines Review (HMR), an HMR is an all-encompassing in-home clinical assessment of a patient’s various medicines and medications. Essentially, HMRs are set up by General Practitioners (GPs), carried out by an Accredited Pharmacist and then completed with an HMR review during consultation with the GP. On top of that, the process is highly subsidised by the Australian government, in what is viewed as a win-win for patient outcomes, GP’s and community pharmacy. HMRs are becoming increasingly popular as they facilitate greater shared care of the patient and their management of medications.
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Cervical Cancer affects women both throughout Australia and abroad. Unfortunately, about 800 women in Australia are diagnosed with cervical cancer every year, and whilst Cervical cancer can develop in women at any age, it is far more common in women aged over 40.