The prescription for HMRs

While they recognise the value of HMRs, many GPs believe that steps could be undertaken to improve the review process, new research suggests.

Researchers from the Curtin University, WA, School of Pharmacy interviewed 24 GPs from metropolitan medical centres in Perth to ascertain their views on the benefit, or otherwise, of HMRs.

The participants suggest that the process of HMR could be improved if accredited pharmacists use a standard HMR report template and focus on practical recommendations.