Weekly Dose: metformin, the diabetes drug developed from French lilac Merlin Thomas, Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute Metformin is the most widely used drug to treat type 2 diabetes …

Think deregulation will improve wages and conditions for pharmacists? Think again, writes Natalie Gauld The worst thing we can do is put pharmacy into the control of retailers, according to …

It is the body’s largest organ, yet the importance of protecting and maintaining our skin is often overlooked, writes Leanne Philpott As accessible sources of healthcare advice, pharmacists are in …

Building the pharmacy of the future? Rob Sztar describes the technology you need to know about We are fortunate to be living through the 3rd Industrial Revolution, otherwise known as …

Surviving the opposition of the establishment, by Ralph Tapping Eighteenth century German physician Samuel Hahnemann ( 1755-1843 ) first coined the word “homeopathy” ( “homeos” in Greek means “similar” and …

How a Guild initiative aims to broaden pharmacy’s professional service offering. Pam Price explains   The launch of a range of programs and tools to help great community pharmacies become …

Weekly Dose: amyl started as a poison antidote, now a common party drug Julaine Allan, Charles Sturt University Amyl nitrite is the most well known of a group of chemicals …

It’s easy for pharmacists to feel as though we’re on shaky ground right now, but pharmacists do have some control, writes Vanessa Lontos Over the past few months I, like …

Curtis Ruhnau reflects on the career of an institution of NSW pharmacy An institution of NSW pharmacy is about to sign-off on a long and honourable career that has provided …

It’s a good idea to periodically conduct risk analyses of your pharmacy’s processes and procedures, says PDL chair Dean Schulze  This is the second installment of a two-part series. See …

It’s a good idea to periodically conduct risk analyses of your pharmacy’s processes and procedures, says PDL chair Dean Schulze  New staff, operational changes and the force of time can …

Weekly Dose: LSD – dangerous, mystical or therapeutic? Juliane Allan, Charles Sturt University Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) is a synthetic chemical made from a substance found in a fungus that …