Room for improvement in frequency of HMR referrals

Despite a positive attitude towards Home Medication Reviews, doctor engagement in HMR-related behaviours remains low, a new study reveals.

Australian researchers found that less than half of 180 GPs surveyed had participated in HMRs, and that the lowest frequency of specific HMR behaviours related to discussion between GPs and pharmacists.

In the research, published in the Journal of Interprofessional Care, the GPs answered questions relating to frequency of behaviours and HMR attitudes, which