Pharmacists need to think beyond the headlines when it comes to dependence on medications, writes Karalyn Huxhagen When we think about dependence on medications our minds quickly consider opioids, benzodiazepines, …

Karalyn Huxhagen looks at the timing of flu vaccines and why locums should invest in vaccination training Well, we are off and running, and the world is now a better …

Is your pharmacy passive about safer sex? It’s everybody’s role to raise awareness of STIs and their prevention, writes Karalyn Huxhagen The following appeared in my Facebook feed for Early …

This New Year, think about the health of your pharmacy as well as your own, writes Karalyn Huxhagen We all make resolutions, and the New Year is a good time …

Many Australians need help preparing for good health while they travel, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Customers present to pharmacy with requests and questions about travel on a regular basis. Many of …

Karalyn Huxhagen outlines a plethora of resources and thought-provoking materials to help pharmacists interested in deprescribing Whether you are standing in a community pharmacy, performing a HMR, working in a …

Karalyn Huxhagen rounds up some of the best educational (and entertaining) podcasts for pharmacists As the furious race to the 30.9.18 happened and we all scrambled to ensure our CPD …

Karalyn Huxhagen unpicks the ways in which pharmacists should be utilised in residential aged care… with appropriate remuneration The recent announcement of the Royal Commission into Aged Care facilities is …

Issues caused by poor sleep can be wide-ranging, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Insomnia is defined by the American College of Physicians as “dissatisfaction with sleep quantity or quality and is associated …

Pharmacists can do a lot to help wounds heal well, writes Karalyn Huxhagen The practice of wound care in pharmacy can be relatively simple, or the pharmacy may choose to …

Substance abuse disorder isn’t just about opioids or illicit drugs, writes Karalyn Huxhagen When we think of substances that are abused we mainly consider illicit drugs and medications such as …

Karalyn Huxhagen takes aim at the price war and lack of state cooperation in pharmacist immunisation Immunisation in pharmacy definitely has reached the first stage but there is more to …