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Chris Freeman looks at why medical practitioners and pharmacists need to collaborate, not skirmish “Coming together is a beginning; Keeping together is progress; Working together …

Anthony Tassone refutes recent claims around longer-length prescriptions, and looks at their drawbacks A recent article in the Medical Journal of Australia, written by Dr …

Apart from the relatively new retailing sales event, called Black Friday, the 23rd November 2018 has further significance, writes Phillip Chapman It’s not for retail …

Donald Trump’s plan to bring down the skyrocketing cost of prescription medication in the US has potential to see prices increase in other parts of …

Pharmacists need to stand up for themselves and their patients, writes Carlene McMaugh… but how? Assertiveness is defined as having confidence in your statements or …

The latest views published by the AMA seek to take Australian healthcare policy back into the silos that hampered it for so long, says Anthony …

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 …

A national residential medication chart is urgently required if we are to begin to fix one pharmacy-relevant aspect of the aged care crisis, says Anthony …

All pharmacists should be called clinical pharmacists, and to differentiate roles we should simply use the setting in which they practice, argues Alicia Martin Earlier …

Moves towards integrating pharmacists into GP surgeries duplicate roles and may drain community pharmacies of talent, writes Catherine Bronger Suggestions made in a recent report …

Is it possible to get the right amount of pharmacists? Or are we permanently facing a crisis of oversupply? Michael Ortiz does the numbers Ron …

A better solution is needed for codeine-containing medicines says Warwick Plunkett, in our final UTS Pharmacy Barometer article Responses to the UTS Barometer survey about …