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Novel opportunities for clinical pharmacy research: development of a machine learning model to identify medication related causes of delirium in different patient groups. (2024)
Journal Article
WEIDMANN, A.E. and WATSON, E.W. 2024. Novel opportunities for clinical pharmacy research: development of a machine learning model to identify medication related causes of delirium in different patient groups. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-024-01707-z

The advent of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies has taken the world of science by storm in 2023. The opportunities of this easy to access technology for clinical pharmacy research are yet to be fully understood. The development of a custom-ma... Read More about Novel opportunities for clinical pharmacy research: development of a machine learning model to identify medication related causes of delirium in different patient groups..

Implementation of medication reviews in community pharmacy: reaching consensus on stakeholders' recommendations for mechanisms of change using the nominal group technique. (2024)
Journal Article
MICHEL, D.E., TONNA, A.P., DARTSCH, D.C. and WEIDMANN, A.E. 2024. Implementation of medication reviews in community pharmacy: reaching consensus on stakeholders’ recommendations for mechanisms of change using the nominal group technique. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-024-01708-y

Since 2022, patients with five or more medicines are eligible for a medication review (MR) in a community pharmacy remunerated by the German health system. However, implementation has been slow, with few pharmacies providing MRs. Stakeholders' input... Read More about Implementation of medication reviews in community pharmacy: reaching consensus on stakeholders' recommendations for mechanisms of change using the nominal group technique..

Development of hospital pharmacy services at transition of care points: a scoping review. (2024)
Journal Article
STOLL, J.T. and WEIDMANN, A.E. 2024. Development of hospital pharmacy services at transition of care points: a scoping review. European journal of hospital pharmacy [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/ejhpharm-2023-003836

Several hospital pharmacy services exist, which take place at different interfaces of patient care. Although they are an important tool for improving medication safety, they are not yet sufficiently implemented in hospitals around the world. This sco... Read More about Development of hospital pharmacy services at transition of care points: a scoping review..

Application of behavioural theories, models, and frameworks in pharmacy practice research based on published evidence: a scoping review. (2024)
Journal Article
NAZAR, Z., NASERALALLAH, L.M., STEWART, D., PAUDYAL, V. SHAFEI, L. and WEIDMANN, A. 2024. Application of behavioural theories, models, and frameworks in pharmacy practice research based on published evidence: a scoping review. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-023-01674-x

Pharmacy practice research often focuses on the design, implementation and evaluation of pharmacy services and interventions. The use of behavioural theory in intervention research allows understanding of interventions’ mechanisms of action and are m... Read More about Application of behavioural theories, models, and frameworks in pharmacy practice research based on published evidence: a scoping review..

Reaching consensus on mechanisms of change to support implementation of medication reviews in community pharmacies. (2023)
Presentation / Conference
MICHEL, D.E., TONNA, A.P., DARTSCH, D.C. and WEIDMANN, A.E. 2023. Reaching consensus on mechanisms of change to support implementation of medication reviews in community pharmacies. Presented at the 51st European Society of Clinical Pharmacy (ESCP) symposium on clinical pharmacy 2023 (ESCP 2023): innovations in clinical pharmacy practice, education and research, 31 October - 2 November 2023, Aberdeen, UK.

Since 2022 patients with 5 or more medicines can receive a medication review (MR) in a community pharmacy remunerated by the German health system. However, implementation is slow, and few pharmacies are currently providing MRs. Stakeholders' input is... Read More about Reaching consensus on mechanisms of change to support implementation of medication reviews in community pharmacies..

Exploring perspectives of significant others on patients' experiences of cancer services. (2023)
Presentation / Conference
BRINCAT, A., TONNA, P., VELLA BONANNO, P., STEWART, D. and WEIDMANN, A.E. 2023. Exploring perspectives of significant others on patients' experiences of cancer services. Presented at the 51st European Society of Clinical Pharmacy (ESCP) symposium on clinical pharmacy 2023 (ESCP 2023): innovations in clinical pharmacy practice, education and research, 31 October - 2 November 2023, Aberdeen, UK.

The aim of this research is to explore the perspectives of significant others regarding cancer care experiences of patients receiving antineoplastic medicines for colorectal cancer. Globally, there has been growing concern that patients are not recei... Read More about Exploring perspectives of significant others on patients' experiences of cancer services..

Understanding literature and AI: how to choose and conduct the right assessment for your research question. (2023)
Presentation / Conference
WEIDMANN, A. and TONNA, A. 2023. Understanding literature and AI: how to choose and conduct the right assessment for your research question. Presented as part of the 51st European Society of Clinical Pharmacy (ESCP) symposium on clinical pharmacy 2023 (ESCP 2023): innovations in clinical pharmacy practice, education and research, 30th October 2023, Aberdeen, UK.

This masterclass was presented on the 30th October 2023 at the 2023 ESCP Aberdeen symposium. Building on previous successful editions, this Masterclass provided an overview of each of the different types of literature review, narrative, scoping and s... Read More about Understanding literature and AI: how to choose and conduct the right assessment for your research question..

An exploration of the patients' lived experience with antineoplastic medicines for colorectal cancer in Malta. (2023)
Thesis
BRINCAT, A. 2023. An exploration of the patients' lived experience with antineoplastic medicines for colorectal cancer in Malta. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-2270694

Cancer is a global health problem, with colorectal cancer being the third most common cancer worldwide. Antineoplastic medicines are considered the backbone of treatment for colorectal cancer, administered with the intent to relieve symptoms and achi... Read More about An exploration of the patients' lived experience with antineoplastic medicines for colorectal cancer in Malta..

How to write a successful grant application: guidance provided by the European Society of Clinical Pharmacy. (2023)
Journal Article
WEIDMANN, A.E., CADOGAN, C.A., FIALOVÁ, D., HAZEN, A., HENMAN, M., LUTTERS, M., OKUYAN, B., PAUDYAL, V. and WIRTH, F. 2023. How to write a successful grant application: guidance provided by the European Society of Clinical Pharmacy. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 45(3), pages 781-786. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-023-01543-7

Considering a rejection rate of 80–90%, the preparation of a research grant is often considered a daunting task since it is resource intensive and there is no guarantee of success, even for seasoned researchers. This commentary provides a summary of... Read More about How to write a successful grant application: guidance provided by the European Society of Clinical Pharmacy..

Facilitating implementation of medication reviews in the community pharmacy setting: an application of the implementation research logic model. (2023)
Presentation / Conference
MICHEL, D.E., TONNA, A.P., DARTSCH, D.C. and WEIDMANN, A.E. 2023. Facilitating implementation of medication reviews in the community pharmacy setting: an application of the Implementation Research Logic Model. Presented at the 13th PCNE (Pharmaceutical Care Network Europe) working conference: pharmacies' new roles in pharmaceutical care: bridging research and practice, 8-11 February 2023, Hillerod, Denmark.

Previous research has identified both determinants and potential strategies to facilitate implementation of medication reviews (MR). A conceptual model which links determinants, strategies to support implementation and mechanisms of change to execute... Read More about Facilitating implementation of medication reviews in the community pharmacy setting: an application of the implementation research logic model..

Just a 'romantic idea'? A theory-based interview study on medication review implementation with pharmacy owners. (2023)
Journal Article
MICHEL, D.E., TONNA, A.P., DARTSCH, D.C. and WEIDMANN, A.E. 2023. Just a 'romantic idea'? A theory-based interview study on medication review implementation with pharmacy owners. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 45(2), pages 451-460. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-022-01524-2

Recent legal changes in Germany entitle patients on multiple medications to receive a medication review (MR). However, the provision of MRs is not mandatory and pharmacy owners decide whether to implement this service in their pharmacies. The aim of... Read More about Just a 'romantic idea'? A theory-based interview study on medication review implementation with pharmacy owners..

It is the future. Clinical pharmaceutical care simply has to be a matter of course: community pharmacy clinical service providers' and service developers' views on complex implementation factors. (2022)
Journal Article
WEIDMANN, A.E., HOPPEL, M. and DEIBL, S. 2022. It is the future. Clinical pharmaceutical care simply has to be a matter of course: community pharmacy clinical service providers' and service developers' views on complex implementation factors. Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], 18(12), pages 4112-4123. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2022.08.002

While there is a lot of documented evidence about the clinical and cost effectiveness of pharmacists' role extensions there is an inherent gap between service development and implementation. This study aims to better understand the complex factors th... Read More about It is the future. Clinical pharmaceutical care simply has to be a matter of course: community pharmacy clinical service providers' and service developers' views on complex implementation factors..

The standards of practice for delivery of polypharmacy and chronic disease medication reviews by general practice clinical pharmacists: a consensus study. (2022)
Journal Article
EARLE-PAYNE, K., FORSYTH, P., JOHNSON, C.F., HARRISON, H., ROBERTSON, S. and WEIDMANN, A.E. 2022. The standards of practice for delivery of polypharmacy and chronic disease medication reviews by general practice clinical pharmacists: a consensus study. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 44(3), pages 663-672. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-022-01387-7

Background: General practice in the UK is experiencing a crisis. Greater multidisciplinary working is a potential solution. The new general practice contract in Scotland encourages this and includes a new pharmacotherapy service to be delivered by Ge... Read More about The standards of practice for delivery of polypharmacy and chronic disease medication reviews by general practice clinical pharmacists: a consensus study..

Pharmacy owners' views and experiences with the implementation of medication reviews: a qualitative study. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
MICHEL, D.E., TONNA, A.P., DARTSCH, D.C. and WEIDMANN, A.E. 2022. Pharmacy owners' views and experiences with the implementation of medication reviews: a qualitative study. Presented at 8th PCNE (Pharmaceutical Care Network Europe) working symposium 2022: navigating research on pharmaceutical care, 11-12 February 2022, Lisbon, Portugal.

Following amendment of German legislation in 2020, patients are entitled to pharmaceutical care services including medication reviews (MRs). Despite this, provision of such services is not mandatory for community pharmacies and MRs are not widely ava... Read More about Pharmacy owners' views and experiences with the implementation of medication reviews: a qualitative study..

Key stakeholders' experiences with the implementation of medication reviews in community pharmacies: a systematic review. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
MICHEL, D., TONNA, A., DARTSCH, D. and WEIDMANN, A. 2022. Key stakeholders' experiences with the implementation of medication reviews in community pharmacies: a systematic review. Presented at 8th PCNE (Pharmaceutical Care Network Europe) working symposium 2022: navigating research on pharmaceutical care, 11-12 February 2022, Lisbon, Portugal.

Background: Many unplanned hospital admissions occur due to adverse drug events which may be reduced by medication reviews (MRs), a pharmacist intervention that aims to optimise drug use. However, evidence suggests that MRs are not widely available i... Read More about Key stakeholders' experiences with the implementation of medication reviews in community pharmacies: a systematic review..

The role of community pharmacists in immunisation: a national cross-sectional study. (2021)
Journal Article
LINDNER, N., RIESENHUBER, M., MÜLLER-URI, T. and WEIDMANN, A.E. 2022. The role of community pharmacists in immunisation: a national cross-sectional study. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 44(2), pages 409-417. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-021-01357-5

Background: Austrian pharmacists are not authorised to administer immunisations, and evidence about their willingness to immunise is lacking. Aim: The aim of this study is to investigate Austrian community pharmacists' willingness to administer immun... Read More about The role of community pharmacists in immunisation: a national cross-sectional study..

Experiences of key stakeholders with the implementation of medication reviews in community pharmacies: a systematic review using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR). (2021)
Journal Article
MICHEL, D.E., TONNA, A.P., DARTSCH, D.C. and WEIDMANN, A.E. 2022. Experiences of key stakeholders with the implementation of medication reviews in community pharmacies: a systematic review using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR). Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], 18(6), pages 2944-2961. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2021.07.017

Background: Though medication reviews have shown positive patient outcomes, they are still not widely implemented in community pharmacies. Published reviews on their implementation often include several other pharmacy services, making them non-specif... Read More about Experiences of key stakeholders with the implementation of medication reviews in community pharmacies: a systematic review using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR)..

Icelandic community pharmacists' and pharmacy students' expectations of future role extensions and education requirements: a cross sectional survey. (2021)
Journal Article
WEIDMANN, A.E., GUÐBJÖRNSDÓTTIR, U.K., GUNNARSDOTTIR, A.I., GUNNARSSON, P. and JÓNSDÓTTIR, F. 2021. Icelandic community pharmacists and pharmacy students expectations of future role extensions and education requirements: a cross sectional survey. Pharmacy education [online], 21, pages 83-91. Available from: https://doi.org/10.46542/pe.2021.211.8391

Aim: To explore the expectations of Icelandic community pharmacists and final year pharmacy students on future role extensions and associated education needs. Methods: All community pharmacists across Iceland registered with the Pharmaceutical Societ... Read More about Icelandic community pharmacists' and pharmacy students' expectations of future role extensions and education requirements: a cross sectional survey..

Patients' and doctors' experiences with medication reviews: a literature review using the CFIR. (2021)
Presentation / Conference
MICHEL, D., TONNA, A., DARTSCH, D. and WEIDMANN, A. 2021. Patients' and doctors' experiences with medication reviews: a literature review using the CFIR. Presented at 12th Pharmaceutical Care Network Europe (PCNE) working conference 2021: partnering for better patient outcomes: challenges and opportunities, 3-6 February 2021, [virtual conference].

Medication reviews (MRs) aim at optimising medicines use and improving health outcomes. Despite encouraging literature reports, their implementation differs between countries. Ultimately, the only interventions that will succeed are those that are ac... Read More about Patients' and doctors' experiences with medication reviews: a literature review using the CFIR..

Views and experiences of community pharmacy team members on antimicrobial stewardship activities in Scotland: a qualitative study. (2020)
Journal Article
TONNA, A.P., WEIDMANN, A.E., SNEDDON, J. and STEWART, D. 2020. Views and experiences of community pharmacy team members on antimicrobial stewardship activities in Scotland: a qualitative study. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 42(5), pages 1261-1269. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-020-01042-z

Background: It has been acknowledged and recognised internationally that the community pharmacy team has a major role to play in antimicrobial stewardship programmes, particularly regarding patient engagement. However, there is a paucity of published... Read More about Views and experiences of community pharmacy team members on antimicrobial stewardship activities in Scotland: a qualitative study..