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A community pharmacist talks about his role in spreading the message about vaccination Irfan Hashmi, the owner of TerryWhite Cumberland Park and a chain of six pharmacies – Aussie Discount …

Communication is key in navigating the pandemic, writes Angelo Pricolo If road rules and parking restrictions are a window into a society and its flexibility (see my recent column ‘La …

No matter how small you are, technology makes you mighty, writes Megan Kazantzis E-prescribing is one of the largest and most significant changes the industry has experienced since the computerisation …

A Tasmanian news magazine from August 1930 shines a light on advertising claims for medicines of that time, writes Ralph Tapping The Illustrated Tasmanian Mail was a 70-page weekly magazine …

Ralph Tapping takes a closer look at two relatively recent epidemics that generated fear and apprehension, but also led to vital medical breakthroughs   In our last column, we discussed the …

Angelo Pricolo examines a more relaxed way to look at life… and the importance of flexibility On a recent holiday to Italy, for the first time with wife and kids, …

A new pharmacy service payment system is required to support disadvantaged Australians, says pharmacist group With CPA negotiations still underway, the Small Pharmacies Group (SPG) and Rural Pharmacy Network of …

An Australian S8 first once again raises the question of MBS numbers for pharmacists, writes Angelo Pricolo Patients are the real winners as Victorian pharmacists will become the first in …

Michael Gray speaks to pharmacists around the country who have faced backlash and who are caring for vulnerable loved ones Logan is six years old and has a rare autoimmune …

A pharmacist who got married on the cusp of the COVID-19 crisis has been floored by the courage and commitment of her pharmacy colleagues in the face of intense pressure …

What has Covid-19 shown us? One thing it reveals is Australia’s glaring need for a Chief Pharmacist, says Karalyn Huxhagen    For me the biggest and most complex issue that …

Community pharmacy has repeatedly shown its value as the front line of health in 2020, so why are there question marks over its future, asks Catherine Bronger I’m a very …