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What do underpants, bungy jumping and First Aid supplies have to do with retailing? They have one key thing in common, writes Mal Scrymgeour. Elastic. It’s not something you think …

Pharmacists can’t assume their patients are equipped to make good health decisions, writes Ben Basger How health literate are your patients? Health literacy is the ability to access, understand and …

Australia needs to reject racism and end the poor treatment of Sydney Swans star Adam Goodes, writes George Tambassis As tens of thousands of young Australians take to sporting fields …

Does the schism between clinical pharmacy and community pharmacy actually exist? wonders Taren Gill—and could it be a barrier to pharmacists offering professional services? During a session at APP2015 on …

Don’t panic about the $1 pharmacy copayment discount—and don’t automatically assume you should offer it, writes Mal Scrymgeour

Most pharmacy leaders are men: so where are the women leaders in pharmacy? writes Samantha Kourtis The vast majority of pharmacy students and graduates are now women; yet less than …

There’s no excuse for just going through the motions in pharmacy, writes Karalyn Huxhagen I admit to being one of those people who seek out the programs that can assist …

Cause marketing is a great way to get pharmacy customers to care about your business. The catch is you need to really mean it, writes Ian Shanks There’s a lot …

A crackdown on access to codeine combination analgesics could leave us all worse off, writes Dr Deon Schoombie. Millions of Australians use over-the-counter medicines on a regular basis for a …

Australia lags internationally when it comes to down-scheduling medicines; leading New Zealand pharmacist Natalie Gauld explores why, and how the Australian pharmacy landscape could benefit from increasing access to drugs …

Australia is producing too many pharmacy graduates, thus diminishing the profession, writes NAPSA past president Xavier Agostino… In 1997 there were six universities nationwide, each offering a pharmacy program. Since …

Young pharmacists and students who say they want to make a difference in their communities need to actually get out and explore the opportunities, writes award-winning pharmacist Samantha Kourtis When …