7 reasons nursing homes say no to new medication charts

The National Residential Medication Chart was meant to relieve GP workload in aged care homes by eliminating the duplication of medication charts and prescriptions, but nursing homes are reluctant to adopt it, pharmacists say.

Writing in Australian Prescriber this month, John Jackson and Elspeth Welsh, who work for Epic Pharmacy, say there are many practical barriers hindering the uptake of the new 52-page booklet that allows PBS-listed drugs to be dispensed without