So-called minor ailments can have a significant impact on patients’ lives, writes Carlene McMaugh Common ailments are those conditions that a person would reasonably be expected to self-treat on their …

Carlene McMaugh takes a look at the latest medicines used to help manage diabetes Medicines used to assist in the treatment of diabetes have expanded considerably in recent years as …

Women with symptoms of endometriosis shouldn’t be just expected to put up with them, write Carlene McMaugh and Jarrod McMaugh What is endometriosis? Endometriosis is a condition defined by the …

Pharmacists are well placed to spot swallowing trouble early and to help manage the problem as part of a health care team, write Carlene McMaugh and Jarrod McMaugh Pharmacists will …

Pharmacists need to stand up for themselves and their patients, writes Carlene McMaugh… but how? Assertiveness is defined as having confidence in your statements or beliefs, or defending, upholding or …

Jarrod McMaugh and Carlene McMaugh talk device technique, thunderstorm asthma and treatment for allergic rhinitis Despite the name, seasonal rhinitis is actually a perennial issue for pharmacists – atopy is …

Bone density is a surrogate for fracture risk, write Jarrod McMaugh and Carlene McMaugh Pharmacists are well versed in the nature of bone density and how it affects the risks …

Premature babies need extra care—particularly regarding how they take medications, write Jarrod McMaugh and Carlene McMaugh Babies are considered to be pre-term or premature if they are born before 37 …

Why do those conducting industry reviews feel that pharmacists are so easily pushed aside? wonders Carlene McMaugh Pharmacy is currently the subject of a number of government and industry reviews: …

Pharmacists can be key in not only identifying and managing COPD, but preventing it too, write Jarrod and Carlene McMaugh COPD is a term used to describe a group of …

Pharmacists are vital in helping patients manage asthma, write Jarrod and Carlene McMaugh Pharmacists play a key role in the effective treatment and education of people with asthma, and since …