- Section 6
"Hospital pharmacists should actively engage in and publish research, particularly on hospital pharmacy practice. Research methods should be part of undergraduate and postgraduate training programmes for hospital pharmacists.”
What does it mean for patients? Patients can rely on the expertise of hospital pharmacists in optimising processes in the hospital in order to achieve the safest and best use of medicines. This should be based on research, which could be provided by hospital pharmacists, as part of the healthcare team
What does it mean for healthcare professionals? Doctors and nurses have a lot to benefit from the expertise of a hospital pharmacist in developing new methods and systems to optimise medication processes. This process should be based on scientific research and hospital pharmacists should be proactive in this field.
What does it mean for Hospital Pharmacists? Hospital pharmacists must be actively engaged in research by developing, implementing and assessing new methods, systems and services to improve safe, effective, appropriate and cost-effective use of medicines