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Pharmacists are dealing with a unique situation in the COVID-19 pandemic. Kay Dunkley from the Pharmacists’ Support Service describes some ways you can lessen the resultant stress, plus what you …

With community pharmacy showing its worth in the bushfire disaster and being asked to step up during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, why is the government willing to risk the network, …

In the second of a series, Kim Brotherson, Pharmacy 777 Managing Director, discusses five crucial objectives for the 7CPA In the first of this series, we looked at the scene …

In the first of a two-part series, Kim Brotherson, Pharmacy 777 Managing Director, looks at the key points we should be focusing on to build a sustainable future for community …

Put aged care support where it belongs, argues Guild NSW branch president David Heffernan in response to news of increased Home Medicine Review caps In its haste to be seen to be …

The Government’s current narrow focus on 60-day dispensing and the $1 discount is doing little to ease fears that universal access to medicines is under threat from its determination to …

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 …

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 …

Responses by pharmacy organisations to the Royal Commission into Aged Care interim report are not based on evidence, argues Dr Juanita Breen At the end of October the Royal Commission …

It can be tough but rewarding to start talking with patients about ED, writes Brad Butt As pharmacists we all know about erectile dysfunction, its etiology, physiology and management options. …

Pharmacy recruitment specialist Sue Muller says the staffing situation in community pharmacy is the worst it has ever been As I sit at my office desk on a beautiful Sunday …

Gilbert Yeates takes a look at why the profession is celebrating today, World Pharmacists Day “Safe and effective medicines for all” is the theme of this year’s World Pharmacists Day, …