Pharmacists can make small changes that can greatly help patients with movement disorders, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Parkinson’s disease (PD) comes in a variety of forms. While it may start slow …

Karalyn Huxhagen takes a look at the health system barriers faced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians One of the recommendations listed in the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health …

It’s amazing how many travellers are under-prepared when it comes to their health, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Pharmacy is a destination that customers visit when they are planning to travel. Questions …

It’s the time of year to consider promoting responsible use of alcohol, writes Karalyn Huxhagen The scenes from the recent Melbourne Cup of women lying on the ground in their …

Karalyn Huxhagen takes a look at supporting patients with low health literacy and limited health professional access We have all met the “worried well”. These are the customers who give …

Parents need accurate information about vaccine preventable diseases, writes Karalyn Huxhagen The Immunise Australia Program website contains a wealth of information relating to immunisation of all age groups and ethnicity. …

Karalyn Huxhagen explains why headache needs to be taken seriously The variance of headache that presents to pharmacy results in a variance of cure and ideas for preventions. There are …

It’s a good time to examine how you encourage your patients to use medicines wisely, writes Karalyn Huxhagen The seventh annual Be Medicinewise Week is 21–27 August, promoting the safe …

Failure to lift the cap on HMRs makes no sense, writes Karalyn Huxhagen The recent discussion about the new Community Pharmacy Agreement rules has fuelled my ire. When I spoke …

The looming upscheduling of codeine provides a reminder to consider how you handle chronic pain patients, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Management of chronic pain in pharmacy is evolving as the removal …

Pharmacists can help people with colds understand the importance of not ‘soldiering on,’ writes Karalyn Huxhagen Today was a bitterly cold, rainy and dark day in my home town. The …

Vaccination gives pharmacists more ability to educate consumers about the flu, writes Karalyn Huxhagen The flu season is well and truly here. Pharmacy vaccination services are increasingly being utilised across …