How could anyone have predicted that amazing night? asks Angelo Pricolo On 21 November 2016 Melbourne experienced the world’s largest epidemic thunderstorm asthma event, which was unparalleled in size, severity and impact. Calls to …

Angelo Pricolo writes about a friend and patient who was stable on his methadone treatment, helping kids in sport and active in preventive health… but then stigma reared its ugly …

Why are some businesses targeted by graffiti artists when others are not? Angelo Pricolo ponders an art form and irritant Walking the perimeter of the pharmacy on a daily basis …

Angelo Pricolo recounts how his former boss handled a difficult situation… by doing everything pharmacists are taught not to do You never say “hold-up” in a pharmacy. Even if the …

Would it be a faux pas to mention this accessory to a patient? Angelo Pricolo finds out… Those of you that know me know that I don’t entertain lots of …

Angelo Pricolo navigates a tense situation in the 1980s It’s funny how, after so many years, the Puma tracksuit still sparks such a vivid memory. In fact it dates that …

Angelo Pricolo remembers a patient who scared him… at first Some may be old enough to remember Serpico and that enormous role that Al Pacino played in the film adaptation …

Angelo Pricolo examines how language can matter when helping people with stigmatised conditions We are all susceptible to the negative affects of inappropriate language but also how positive our words …

Angelo Pricolo takes a look at recommendations to help methadone patients, and whether these could help or hinder Unfortunately we have seen another methadone takeaway (T/A) death reported on in …

Angelo Pricolo reviews a mystery novel and interviews its pharmacist author Murder, drugs, romantic liaisons and pharmacy … Dr Rick Morrow, Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology, at Drake University Des Moines in …

What’s the biggest mistake pharmacists make when it comes to wound care? Angelo Pricolo talks to Geoff Sussman Wound Awareness Week runs from 17 – 23 August 2020. The objective …

Practising with PPE is a daily challenge, writes Angelo Pricolo Wearing a mask when going for a walk is tedious but spare a thought for healthcare professionals doing their usual …