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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 …

For many pharmacies already affected by Australia’s terrible bushfires, there may also be ongoing economic and business impacts, says Frank Sirianni A recent article suggests the “Economic impact of Australia’s …

The recent devastating bushfires have meant pharmacists have needed to dispense emergency supplies of medications without prescriptions. PDL advises on how this can be done without putting your patients, or …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Sodium–Glucose Cotransporter-2 Inhibitors and the Risk for Severe Urinary Tract Infections A large population-based cohort study using US-based databases has shown …

Do you know what your pharmacy is worth? Frank Sirianni explains why it’s important when contemplating a sale Continuing our practice4sale series, Frank Sirianni provides a second tip on how …

Pharmacists advising people to quit increases abstinence rates, explains Amy Page Cigarette smoking is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality.  The prevalence of people who smoke has reduced over …

What is it like working in a multi-disciplinary aged care team? AJP speaks with four different pharmacists making a difference on the ground Richard Thorpe Richard is Australia’s first ever …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Pharmacist services in nursing homes: A systematic review and meta‐analysis Pharmacists have been contributing to the care of residents in nursing …

It’s that time of year to think not just about travelling… but some of the unintented consequences, writes Amy Page As we approach the coming season, many people may be …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Comparative Efficacy of Interventions for Aggressive and Agitated Behaviors in Dementia Results of this systematic review and network meta-analysis show nonpharmacologic …

A first year student’s perspective By Emily Mannix For as long as I can remember I have wanted to enter the health industry. I romanticised the clinicians who devoted their …

Is there a recipe or formula to get the right product mix in your pharmacy, ask Bruce Annabel & Mal Scrymgeour  Bking a cake should be a relatively simple task. …