Despite the gloom settling over the pharmacy sector, there’s actually more opportunities out there than ever, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Opportunities for those of us pharmacists of a more mature age …

Many people need more help than you’d expect in taking care of their oral health, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Community pharmacy contributes to dental and oral health in many ways: Tooth …

There’s much more to continence than stocking a few pads, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Continence in pharmacy is often thought of as shelves of pads that take up far more space …

Quitting smoking can be an arduous process, and pharmacists can provide invaluable advice, writes Karalyn Huxhagen The Australian Association of Smoking Cessation Professionals has a website with invaluable tips and …

Where GP services are limited or lacking, why can’t pharmacists start getting ex-servicemen and women the help they need? wonders Karalyn Huxhagen It always astounds me, when speaking with patients …

During the roller coaster ride that’s becoming a parent, new mums and dads may need more help than they’re keen to admit, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Becoming a new parent is …

There are many opportunities for pharmacists to help improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, but it’s a complex area to work in, writes Karalyn …

Pharmacists have a key role to play in referring women with menstrual trouble for investigation, writes Karalyn Huxhagen The customer that asks about menstrual disorders is opening up a very …

The very hot weather Australia is currently experiencing brings a high risk of dehydration, writes Karalyn Huxhagen The very young and older people are more prone to dehydration in hot …

It’s all too easy for patients to make New Year’s Resolutions, writes Karalyn Huxhagen, and then abandon them… but pharmacists can help keep them on track. I am sure we …

How does a pharmacist cope with all the new information about vitamins and minerals—as well as consumers’ interest in them? wonders Karalyn Huxhagen The complementary medicine area of health is …