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A short list of tips for Pokémon Go players who want to avoid stepping on people’s toes – both figuratively and literally My husband and I were walking through Priceline …

The importance for all community pharmacies to be part of the MedsASSIST program cannot be overstated, says George Tambassis All pharmacies need to participate if we as a profession are …

Pharmacy has a lot to learn from the Sensaslim debacle—but is it interested in doing so? wonders Ian Carr A short few years ago, one Groundhog Day in the diet …

New PSA appointment is helping to building the next generation of pharmacy leadership, says Joe Demarte I would like to warmly welcome Taren Gill to the PSA Board. Her appointment …

How can minor pricing tweaks affect your shoppers’ behaviour? wonders Mal Scrymgeour Rounding: The other day, the more attractive half of our relationship arrived home in a flurry of bags …

Thinking of quitting the profession? There’s three things you need to think about first, writes Vanessa Lontos… Recently in pharmacy media both in Australia and the UK there has been …

Case highlights the importance of providing CMI when a drug is dispensed for the first time, writes John Guy from PDL Providing consumer medication information (CMI) whenever a drug is …

When is a patient not a patient? writes Mouhamad Zoghbi  When trying to maintain sustainable pharmacy profits, it’s clear that reacting to your competitors’ discounting tactics is very expensive. As …

SHPA opens the door to research opportunities   The inaugural SHPA Research Think Tank held in June 2016 was the first initiative of the SHPA National Translational Research Collaborative (NTRC) …

Should there be MBS funding for professional pharmacist services? asks Manya Angley An estimated 2% to 3% of Australian hospital admissions are medication related, representing 230,000 medication related hospital admissions …

Election wish list highlights what pharmacy can do, says Joe Demarte One of the few benefits of having a prolonged election campaign, from a peak organisation’s perspective, is that it …

If you’re not using MedsASSIST, you’re helping neither patients nor pharmacy, writes Samantha Kourtis Since MedsASSIST was rolled out and I decided to use it in my pharmacy, I’ve experienced …