Impact factor: 0.471*
European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy (EJHP) offers a high quality, peer-reviewed platform for the publication of practical and innovative research which aims to strengthen the profile and professional status of hospital pharmacists. EJHP is committed to being the leading journal on all aspects of hospital pharmacy, thereby advancing the science, practice and profession of hospital pharmacy. The journal aims to become a major source for education and inspiration to improve practice and the standard of patient care in hospitals and related institutions worldwide.
EJHP is the only official journal of the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists.
* 2013 Journal Citation Reports (Thomson Reuters, 2014)
A new report from the EAHP on medicines shortages in Europe reveals that over 86% of hospital pharmacists are experiencing difficulties in sourcing medicines with 66% reporting this as a daily or weekly problem.
EAHP members are calling for the universal use of electronic prescribing across Europe in order to reduce medication errors. The policy statement includes a call for hospital pharmacists to always be involved in the design, specification of parameters and evaluation of ICT within the medicines processes of hospitals.