Angelo Pricolo faces up to his fears—and his feet—but at least he was able to come prepared After enduring the pain of two ingrown big toenails for most of my …

Angelo Pricolo muses on odd requests, from the patient who offered to supply his own cocaine for nose drops, to the man who wanted staff to apply his suppository As …

No question has divided more patients, pharmacists and doctors in recent times than “Do you want the generic?”, writes Angelo Pricolo The question has intensified, as more expired patents have …

Angelo Pricolo reflects on noisier and more frustrating times in community pharmacy… and a new, intrusive menace The pharmacy has become a quieter place as technology has improved conditions. The …

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 …