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Angelo Pricolo recounts how his former boss handled a difficult situation… by doing everything pharmacists are taught not to do You never say “hold-up” in a pharmacy. Even if the …

As the likelihood of a successful COVID-19 vaccine next year rises, there is increasing discussion about pharmacy’s role in their delivery. Anthony Tassone says we need to plan now   Optimism …

Would it be a faux pas to mention this accessory to a patient? Angelo Pricolo finds out… Those of you that know me know that I don’t entertain lots of …

Angelo Pricolo navigates a tense situation in the 1980s It’s funny how, after so many years, the Puma tracksuit still sparks such a vivid memory. In fact it dates that …

Angelo Pricolo remembers a patient who scared him… at first Some may be old enough to remember Serpico and that enormous role that Al Pacino played in the film adaptation …

Associate Professor Sue Kirsa outlines the work the Australian Pharmacy Council has done to help the profession navigate the challenges of 2020  So much has changed in the world and …

The COVID-19 experience in Victoria has highlighted the need for a Chief Pharmacist role to be created in the State, sooner rather than later, says Anthony Tassone Victoria stands out …

Angelo Pricolo examines how language can matter when helping people with stigmatised conditions We are all susceptible to the negative affects of inappropriate language but also how positive our words …

Angelo Pricolo takes a look at recommendations to help methadone patients, and whether these could help or hinder Unfortunately we have seen another methadone takeaway (T/A) death reported on in …

Veronica Nou shares a story of a recent Monday that captures the whole-person care offered by pharmacists 9.01am – Greek woman in her sixties enters the pharmacy in a state …

‘Am I going to lose my job?’: A recently graduated pharmacist shares his story of how one night of drug taking led to huge implications for his career Hi, I …

After her first HMR, ‘Dorothy’ had her entire medication regime overhauled—was this a good outcome or one that required a further follow-up? Sharon Doolan takes us through what happened As …