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Are you looking for an accredited pharmacist to perform Home Medicines Review (HMR) for your clients?

Expert Pharmacist Review provides a prompt service to resolve your clients’ medication related problems and communicate with you our findings and recommendations.

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The Home Medicines Review Process

There are 5 stages to the process for pharmacists to obtain a Home Medicines Reviews from an accredited pharmacist for their clients:

1. Identify suitable clients
Identify clients who would benefit from a HMR, such as those who take multiple medications or who are having difficulties with managing their medicines.
2. Request a HMR referral from the client's doctor
Contact the client’s doctor, outlining your concerns, and request a HMR referral.
3. Provide the client's dispensing history
Provide the client’s dispensing history and any other relevant information to Expert Pharmacist Review.
4. Email or fax the HMR referral
Email the HMR referral to Expert Pharmacist Review or Fax to (03) 9912 5390
5. Review the Medication Management Plan
Review the Medication Management Plan written by the client’s doctor, and make necessary adjustment to the client’s medication therapy.
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Home Medicines Review Clients Suitability Checklist

Home Medicines Reviews are suitable for  clients who are:


Medication Safety

The HMR pharmacist can review the clients’ medications, identify any medications related issues (such as adverse drug reactions, drug interactions), and make recommendations to improve medication safety.


Client Education

The HMR pharmacist can educate and provide relevant information to the clients and their carers. The pharmacist can also show clients how to use and look after any medical devices (such as inhalers, blood pressure monitors and blood glucose monitors).


Update Medicines List

The HMR pharmacist can provide an up-to-date lists of the clients’ medications, including over-the-counter medications and supplements.


Optimising Therapies

The HMR pharmacist can make recommendations to ensure that the clients are receiving the most beneficial therapies.


Simplify Regimen

The HMR pharmacist can check if there are any medications that may be uncessary, and make suggestions to make medication therapy simpler for the clients.


Improve Compliance

The HMR pharmacist can check the clients’ compliance with medications, identify any barriers, and suggest suitablet strategies to improve adherence.


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