Trent Twomey, the National President of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia highlights the shifting power dynamic from physicians to patients in determining what medicines they are prescribed. Collaborative care is …

Professor Andrew Oster, Consultant Rheumatologist at the Cabrini Medical Centre in Malvern, Victoria, explains the opportunities biosimilars bring, allowing patients to switch medications. Given the interchangeability of biosimilars, he emphasises …

Head of Pharmacy at Blooms The Chemist, Eric Chan emphasises the importance of collaborative care in cultivating a relationship of trust and transparency between a pharmacist and physician. He outlines …

Rheumatologist, Dr Gerald Tracey explains the opportunities biosimilars present for prescribing physicians, particularly given the government supported streamlined process. Gerald highlights the advantages of collaborative care between the prescriber and …

Patients don’t have a choice when it comes to allergies and the risk of anaphylaxis, but now you have a choice of treatment. Anaphylaxis is an acute, potentially lethal reaction, …

Community pharmacists have an opportunity to address the healthcare disparities experienced by transgender and gender diverse patients, say Swapna Chaudhary and colleagues Despite the unique healthcare needs of transdgender patients, …

Professor Michelle Leech, Head of the Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinic at Monash Health, Victoria, explains the importance of bolstering patient confidence through collaborative care. Displaying this combined physician and pharmacist approach …

George Tambassis, Pharmacist, ex-National Guild President, and chair of the Australian Biosimilar Academy Advisory Board outlines the importance of pharmacist involvement in understanding biosimilars. Given the government supported Community Pharmacy …

Burnout is increasing among the Australian pharmacy profession and strong leadership is essential to maintaining a healthy workforce, argue these pharmacist researchers By Therése Kairuz, Richard Jane, Jack Papworth and …

Anthony Tassone refutes article that labels the Guild and AMA as Australia’s “biggest, ugliest and most militant unions”  A recent article in The Spectator by Stephen Spartacus asked, “Who benefits …

How pharmacists can play a leading role on the mental health frontline As well as being a Monash University master’s student, Kevin Ou also works in a community pharmacy in …

In this video, Professor Andrew McLachlan discusses how a patient’s health literacy can impact their choice of self-management strategies for OA symptoms and how a lack of condition awareness can …