While vaccination in pharmacy is maturing and now seen as an essential service, COVID-19 vaccination services won’t just be a simple add-on, warns Karalyn Huxhagen 2021 is the year that …

Why are there not rural pathway connectors for pharmacists? asks Karalyn Huxhagen I commend the PSA report ‘Medicine Safety: Rural and Remote Care’ to all new and evolving pharmacists as …

New challenges are facing rural and regional pharmacists, writes Karalyn Huxhagen… due to changes to funding The recent change from Pharia modelling to the Modified Monash Modelling has sent waves …

Karalyn Huxhagen explores the considerations and triggers for children with asthma who are returning to school or starting for the first time Going back to school or starting school for …

Karalyn Huxhagen takes a look at the different types of foodborne illness, and how pharmacists can help As pharmacists we are often called upon to provide symptom relief, management advice …

Pharmacists have a key role as mythbusters, writes Karalyn Huxhagen, which will only grow in importance as a COVID-19 vaccine draws nearer Vaccine hesitancy has always been in the human …

There may be many reasons for bowel symptoms, writes Karalyn Huxhagen The Gastroenterological Society of Australia  (GESA) produced an authoritative text to assist health providers to understand the  classification of  …

Some pharmacies are almost in lockdown while others are barely acknowledging COVID-19 at all… this inconsistency confuses the public, writes Karalyn Huxhagen SA Health this week announced COVID testing in …

Karalyn Huxhagen takes a look at the pharmacist’s role in end of life care, and how they can support patients and their loved ones In community pharmacy we often touch …

These days community pharmacy has a greater opportunity to truly address pain, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Acute pain is defined as: Being of a fast onset and a short duration Stems …

From crushing to patients who have had bariatric surgery, pharmacists need to keep up to date when dealing with swallowing issues, writes Karalyn Huxhagen  Difficulty in swallowing causes may include …

The reality of medication reviews is a program full of band-aids and add-ons, argues Karalyn Huxhagen When Home Medicine Reviews (HMRs) were launched, we were promised interactive programs with GPs …