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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)
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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..

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)
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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)
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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)
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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..

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..

Pharmacy owners' views and experiences with the implementation of medication reviews: a qualitative study. (2022)
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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..

The role of community pharmacists in immunisation: a national cross-sectional study. (2021)
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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)
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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)
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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..

Views and experiences of community pharmacy team members on antimicrobial stewardship activities in Scotland: a qualitative study. (2020)
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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..

Self-reported clinical pharmacy service provision in Austria: an analysis of both the community and hospital pharmacy sector: a national study. (2020)
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DEIBL, S., MUELLER, D., KIRCHDORFER, K., STEMER, G., HOPPEL, M. and WEIDMANN, A.E. 2020. Self-reported clinical pharmacy service provision in Austria: an analysis of both the community and hospital pharmacy sector: a national study. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 42(4), pages 1050-1060. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-020-01066-5

Background: With expansion of more advanced clinical roles for pharmacists we need to be mindful that the extent to which clinical pharmacy services (CPS) are implemented varies from one country to another. To date no comprehensive assessment of numb... Read More about Self-reported clinical pharmacy service provision in Austria: an analysis of both the community and hospital pharmacy sector: a national study..

Patients' lived experiences with antineoplastic medicines for the management of malignant solid tumours: a systematic review. (2019)
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BRINCAT, A., BONANNO, P.V., STEWART, D. and WEIDMANN, A.E. 2020. Patients’ lived experiences with antineoplastic medicines for the management of malignant solid tumours: a systematic review. Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], 16(4), pages 450-463. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2019.06.020

Background: Antineoplastic medicines affect the patients’ physical and psychosocial well-being posing challenges for patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals. However, little is known about the patients’ lived experience with medicines (PLE... Read More about Patients' lived experiences with antineoplastic medicines for the management of malignant solid tumours: a systematic review..

Experiences with the implementation of pharmacist's medication reviews in community pharmacies: a systematic review using the consolidated framework for implementation research. [Protocol] (2019)
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MICHEL, D., STEWART, D., WEIDMANN, A. and TONNA, A. and DARTSCH, D. 2019. Experiences with the implementation of pharmacist's medication reviews in community pharmacies: a systematic review using the consolidated framework for implementation research. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42019122836. Available from: https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/display_record.php?ID=CRD42019122836

The aim of this systematic review is to critically appraise, synthesise and present the available evidence on experiences with the implementation of Medication Reviews (MR) in ambulatory care settings including potential facilitators and barriers, re... Read More about Experiences with the implementation of pharmacist's medication reviews in community pharmacies: a systematic review using the consolidated framework for implementation research. [Protocol].

Austrian pharmacy students' views, experiences and attitudes on an elective clinical pharmacy teaching event delivered in the English language. (2018)
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WEIDMANN, A.E., DONAT, I. and ORTNER, A. 2018. Austrian pharmacy students' views, experiences and attitudes on an elective clinical pharmacy teaching event delivered in the English language. Pharmacy education [online], 18(1), pages 224-230. Available from: http://pharmacyeducation.fip.org/pharmacyeducation/article/view/532/574

Introduction: The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) recommend emphasising clinical education within a balanced pharmacy curriculum. During the summer of 2016 the University of Graz (KFU), sponsored... Read More about Austrian pharmacy students' views, experiences and attitudes on an elective clinical pharmacy teaching event delivered in the English language..

Patients' lived experiences of cytotoxic medications prescribed for the management of malignant solid tumours: a systematic review. [Protocol] (2018)
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BRINCAT, A., STEWART, D., WEIDMANN, A. and VELLA BONANNO, P. 2018. Patients' lived experiences of cytotoxic medications prescribed for the management of malignant solid tumours: a systematic review. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42016048457. Available from: http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.php?ID=CRD42016048457

The aim of the systematic review is to critically appraise, synthesise and present the available evidence of patients' lived experiences of cytotoxic medications prescribed for the management of malignant solid tumours. In relation to the patients ph... Read More about Patients' lived experiences of cytotoxic medications prescribed for the management of malignant solid tumours: a systematic review. [Protocol].

Hospital staff views of prescribing and discharge communication before and after electronic prescribing system implementation. (2017)
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MILLS, P.R., WEIDMANN, A.E. and STEWART, D. 2017. Hospital staff views of prescribing and discharge communication before and after electronic prescribing system implementation. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 39(6), pages 1320-1330. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-017-0543-2

Background Electronic prescribing system implementation is recommended to improve patient safety and general practitioner's discharge information communication. There is a paucity of information about hospital staff perspectives before and after syst... Read More about Hospital staff views of prescribing and discharge communication before and after electronic prescribing system implementation..