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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 …

The recent devastating bushfires have meant pharmacists have needed to dispense emergency supplies of medications without prescriptions. PDL advises on how this can be done without putting your patients, or …

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 …

Leading pharmacy groups are set to join in talks to formulate a joint safety policy, say Chris Freeman and Leanne Wells Next week will see the convening of a Strategic …

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 …

‘In terms of Australia, there are mistakes that can be learnt from Canada’: we speak with an expert about the clinical use of medicinal cannabis Medicinal cannabis is a burgeoning …

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, …

Brad Butt takes a look at the causes and treatments for ED… and why conversations with pharmacists can help Many men report symptoms of erectile dysfunction (ED) at one time …

Pharmacist Steve Flavel says the profession needs to change its approach to ownership regulations before the landscape changes around it The Parliamentary Inquiry into Community Pharmacy ownership has found several …

Should more common sense be applied to drug labelling? asks Angelo Pricolo Have the medico legal requirements followed by pharmacists for the labeling of medicines taken a wrong turn? The …