An end-of-financial year overview of the factors impacting the pharmacy business sales market As we reach the end of the 2016 financial year, it is an ideal time to provide …

Personalised medicine has obvious benefits but has anyone thought about the issues? Nola Ries, University of Newcastle and Dianne Nicol, University of Tasmania US Vice President Joe Biden recently launched …

SHPA opens the door to research opportunities   The inaugural SHPA Research Think Tank held in June 2016 was the first initiative of the SHPA National Translational Research Collaborative (NTRC) …

Should there be MBS funding for professional pharmacist services? asks Manya Angley An estimated 2% to 3% of Australian hospital admissions are medication related, representing 230,000 medication related hospital admissions …

Health Check: how much salt is OK to eat? Kacie Dickinson, Flinders University Australian guidelines recommend limiting salt intake to six grams a day or less. The World Health Organisation …

How much revenue is pharmacy ‘leaving off the table’ asks Glenn Guilfoyle A recent story featured in The Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s Forefront highlighted the revenue “being left on the …

A growing number of pharmacies are installing robotic dispensing systems to optimise prescription fulfilment, improve efficiency and deliver enhanced patient-centred consultations, reports Leanne Philpott According to an international report from …

Election wish list highlights what pharmacy can do, says Joe Demarte One of the few benefits of having a prolonged election campaign, from a peak organisation’s perspective, is that it …

Comedian to highlight pharmacy conference line-up The newest confernece in community pharmacy – Pharmacy Connect – promises a night of dining, entertainment and networking at its gala dinner, on Saturday …

Health Check: is man flu real? Sergio Diez Alvarez, University of Newcastle “Man flu” is a colloquial term based on the idea that men respond to symptoms of the common …

Heart disease remains the leading single cause of death in Australia and yet mortality is only part of the picture, writes Leanne Philpott Many men living with long-term cardiovascular disease …

The link between chronic pain and depression: which comes first? Michael Vagg, Barwon Health It’s easy to imagine that people with persistent pain have cause to become depressed. After all, …