Living well is also about taking care with your medicines. Did you know?

  • 1 in 5 people are suffering an adverse reaction to their medicines at the time they receive their Home Medicines Review?
  • 250,000 hospital admissions annually are the result of medication-related problems? In 70% of cases the adverse reactions were due to multiple medicine use, 50% of this harm is preventable!
  • Over 90% of residents in aged care facilities have at least one medication-related problem?
  • Over 90% of patients have at least one medication-related problem post-discharge from hospital?

Are you taking prescription medicines? Try this quick quiz...

Do you see other GPs or specialists?

If you answer YES to this or any of these 5 questions ...

you are likely to benefit from a free consultation with our pharmacist, Jo McMahon – contact your doctor for a referral for a Better Medicines Review and/or a Home Medicines Review.

Have you had an adverse drug reaction?

If you answer YES to this or any of these 5 questions ...

you are likely to benefit from a free consultation with our pharmacist, Jo McMahon – contact your doctor for a referral for a Better Medicines Review and/or a Home Medicines Review.

Have you significantly changed your medication regimen in the last 3 months?

If you answer YES to this or any of these 5 questions ...

you are likely to benefit from a free consultation with our pharmacist, Jo McMahon – contact your doctor for a referral for a Better Medicines Review and/or a Home Medicines Review.

Were you discharged from hospital in the last 4 weeks?

If you answer YES to this or any of these 5 questions ...

you are likely to benefit from a free consultation with our pharmacist, Jo McMahon – contact your doctor for a referral for a Better Medicines Review and/or a Home Medicines Review.

Do you take 5 or more medicines?

If you answer YES to this or any of these 5 questions ...

you are likely to benefit from a free consultation with our pharmacist, Jo McMahon – contact your doctor for a referral for a Better Medicines Review and/or a Home Medicines Review.

A review of your medicines and your health with your doctor and our pharmacist could help you avoid an adverse medication reaction or problem – remember 50% of medication related problems are preventable.

About a Better Medicines Review – face to face in our practice or via telehealth: Your Better Medicines Review is bulk billed and is conducted by our Pharmacist Jo McMahon either at our practice or via a telehealth appointment. Your review with Jo is then followed by a consultation with your doctor who may revise your medicines regimen in accordance with any Better Medicines Review

To arrange your Better Medicines Review – book a telehealth appointment with your doctor to arrange your referral.

About a Home Medicines Review (HMR):  A home medicines review (HMR) is when an accredited pharmacist, such as Jo McMahon visits your home (or via a Telehealth consultation) to help answer your medicine questions. Jo makes sure medicines are being taken at the right time, at the right dose – before or after food, and that your medicines are being stored correctly. She looks at everything that you are taking, including prescription medicines, over the counter medicines, vitamins and supplements.

To arrange your HMR you will need a referral from your doctor to see our practice pharmacist Jo McMahon. An HMR is free for patients. Make an appointment with your usual doctor who will then provide the HMR referral and arrange for Jo to contact you.

Moruya Appointments

49 Queen St
Monday – Friday
8:00am – 5:00pm

Broulee Appointments

33 Clarke St
Monday – Friday
8:30am – 5:00pm
Closed daily
1:00pm – 2:00pm

About our practice pharmacist Jo McMahon: Jo has been an accredited consultant Home Medicine Review pharmacist since 2001. She has 10 years’ experience providing quality use of medicines education to GPs and other health professionals in south-east NSW.

 

Resources

Watch this entertaining video to learn more about pharmacists – they are good for patients and doctors.

To learn more about the problems relating to medicines and to learn about the free help and support available to you, watch the video below.

Living Well

Resources to help you understand your condition, your medicines and when to seek help and support

Living well is also about taking care with your medicines. Did you know?

  • 1 in 5 people are suffering an adverse reaction to their medicines at the time they receive their Home Medicines Review?

  • 250,000 hospital admissions annually are the result of medication-related problems? In 70% of cases the adverse reactions were due to multiple medicine use, 50% of this harm is preventable!

  • Over 90% of residents in aged care facilities have at least one medication-related problem?

  • Over 90% of patients have at least one medication-related problem post-discharge from hospital?

If you're taking prescription medication try this quick quizz

A review of your medicines and your health with your doctor and our pharmacist could help you avoid an adverse medication reaction or problem – remember 50% of medication related problems are preventable.

About a Better Medicines Review – face to face in our practice or via telehealth: Your Better Medicines Review is bulk billed and is conducted by our Pharmacist Jo McMahon either at our practice or via a telehealth appointment. Your review with Jo is then followed by a consultation with your doctor who may revise your medicines regimen in accordance with any Better Medicines Review

To arrange your Better Medicines Review – book a telehealth appointment with your doctor to arrange your referral.

About a Home Medicines Review (HMR):  A home medicines review (HMR) is when an accredited pharmacist, such as Jo McMahon visits your home (or via a Telehealth consultation) to help answer your medicine questions. Jo makes sure medicines are being taken at the right time, at the right dose – before or after food, and that your medicines are being stored correctly. She looks at everything that you are taking, including prescription medicines, over the counter medicines, vitamins and supplements.

To arrange your HMR you will need a referral from your doctor to see our practice pharmacist Jo McMahon. An HMR is free for patients. Make an appointment with your usual doctor who will then provide the HMR referral and arrange for Jo to contact you.

Moruya appointments

49 Queen St
Monday - Friday
8.00am - 5.00pm

Broulee Appointments

33 Clarke St
Monday - Friday
8.30am - 5.00pm
Closed daily
1.00pm - 2.00pm

About our practice pharmacist Jo McMahon: Jo has been an accredited consultant Home Medicine Review pharmacist since 2001. She has 10 years’ experience providing quality use of medicines education to GPs and other health professionals in south-east NSW.

 

Resources

Watch this entertaining video below to learn more about pharmacists – they are good for patients and doctors.

To learn more about the problems relating to medicines and to learn about the free help and support available to you, watch the video below.