Health Check: can vitamins supplement a poor diet? Tim Crowe, Deakin University Vitamins and minerals are essential for keeping us in good health. While eating a varied diet should give …

The much delayed Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation Discussion Paper has finally arrived, writes Joe Demarte The paper contains an extensive list of 140 questions on a whole range …

Weekly Dose: penicillin, the mould that saves millions of lives Sergio Diez Alvarez, University of Newcastle In developed countries, infectious diseases accounted for most deaths until very recently. And in …

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In Australia, it is currently illegal to possess or use nicotine other than in tobacco or nicotine-replacement products By Colin Mendelsohn, Associate professor, UNSW Australia Forty leading international and Australian academics …

At PDL we get the occasional call from pharmacists concerned that their heavy workload could lead to a dispensing error. When questioned on workload recommendations, we refer the caller to …

Interns aren’t just a low-priced replacement pharmacist or dispensary tech, writes Elise Apolloni Intern pharmacists are quite possibly the most rewarding part of my job as a community pharmacist and …

These days, when a customer enters a pharmacy they expect to be greeted by an experience they can’t get anywhere else, says John Koot. If you don’t give them this …

Weekly Dose: Naloxone, how to save a life from opioid overdose Suzanne Nielsen, UNSW Australia and Simon Lenton, Curtin University Naloxone is an opioid antagonist, used as an “antidote” for …

Health Check: what can you eat to help ease ‘morning’ sickness in pregnancy? Rebecca Charlotte Reynolds, UNSW Australia Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy is mistakenly known as “morning” sickness. Mistakenly, …

Debate over pharmacist remuneration is welcome, says Guild executive director David Quilty The current debate over the future of the profession is a debate that we had to have – …

Weekly Dose: flibanserin, the drug that gives women one extra sexually satisfying experience every two months Jayne Lucke, La Trobe University The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved …