What are the top five inexpensive and fast acting initiatives available to offset the impact of PBS cuts?  Price disclosure is a continuous PBS cost shaving process. It requires pharmacy …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest research news that matters to pharmacy Azithromycin for Acute Exacerbations of Asthma The Azithromycin Against Placebo in Exacerbations of Asthma (AZALEA) randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled …

What will consumers gain from research into complementary medicines? Nicholas Fuller, University of Sydney and Colman Taylor, University of Sydney A new multimillion dollar deal between Swisse Wellness and CSIRO …

‘Counter discipline’…a retail virtue too compelling to ignore, says Glenn Guilfoyle As consumers, pharmacists – like Joe Public at large, are so conditioned these days to a certain “counter discipline” …

A pharmacy closure brings to light a treasure of historic artefacts and facts, writes Ralph Tapping In 1956 when I started out on my career in pharmacy at a pharmacy …

Pharmacy is confronted by a spate of vital government reviews, says PSA national president Joe Demarte  Last month, while PSA was preparing its response to the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration …

What’s the point of paracetamol? Andrew Moore, University of Oxford Paracetamol has been around for over 50 years. It’s safe and many guidelines recommend it as the go-to treatment. At …

PDL alert: Microgram-milligram confusion compounds risk of error with Parkinson’s and restless leg syndrome treatment A recent spate of dispensing errors reported to PDL involve Sifrol in the strengths of …

How price cuts impact the supply chain, by Bruce Annabel and Mal Scrymgeour The 1 October price cuts were a much less bloody affair than many had imagined. The reasons …

Pharmacy was a more labor-intensive job than it is now, and to indicate membership of the Royal Society of Apothecaries a lavishly but symbolic tile was hung outside the pharmacy …

Weekly Dose: multiple sclerosis drug fingolimod comes from fungus Chinese medicine calls ‘eternal youth’ Jodie Hillen, University of South Australia Fingolimod is a drug used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS), …

A review of pharmacy funding and practice is timely, says SHPA CEO Kristin Michaels Federal Health Minister Sussan Ley has stated on a number of occasions that one of the …