Language and culture doesn’t have to be a barrier to communication about health and medicines, writes Karalyn Huxhagen When interacting with patients/consumers it is important that they understand the pharmacist …

When patients are discharged from care, what role do pharmacists play… and what role could they be playing? asks Karalyn Huxhagen Pharmacists of all callings touch the patients who are …

Why should pharmacies participate in opioid replacement therapy programs? asks Karalyn Huxhagen There has been a comment of late on pharmacy social media sites as to whether pharmacists should charge …

It’s a stigmatised and often poorly understood condition… but what is the pharmacist’s role in managing ADHD? asks Karalyn Huxhagen Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is defined as a complex …

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 …