Home Medication Review

A Home Medication Review (HMR) Service is available to an eligible Patient whose GP determines that a HMR is clinically necessary to address the Patient’s needs and optimise the Patient’s quality use of medicines. A complete HMR Service includes the service provided by the GP, the HMR Service Provider and the Patient’s choice of usual Community Pharmacy from the time the Patient is identified through to the implementation and ongoing monitoring of the medication management plan.

The HMR Programme is to enhance the quality use of medicines and reduce the number of adverse medicines events, by assisting consumers to better manage and understand their medicines through a medication review conducted by an Accredited Pharmacist in the Patient’s home.

The objectives of a HMR are to:

A complete HMR Service includes the service provided by the GP, the HMR Service Provider and the Patient’s choice of usual Community Pharmacy from the time the Patient is identified through to the implementation and ongoing monitoring of the medication management plan.

(extracted from; 6th Community Pharmacy Agreement – Programme Specific Guidelines, July 2015, The Pharmacy Guild of Australia)