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‘Am I going to lose my job?’: A recently graduated pharmacist shares his story of how one night of drug taking led to huge implications for his career Hi, I …

After her first HMR, ‘Dorothy’ had her entire medication regime overhauled—was this a good outcome or one that required a further follow-up? Sharon Doolan takes us through what happened As …

The introduction of electronic prescriptions has meant a big change in the way medications are dispensed, but in general this has been “pretty positive”, says pharmacist Joshua Lee The new …

E-scripts are making a huge impact on the sector, and while some pharmacies have reported teething problems, Tasmanian pharmacist Christine Timms says her experience has been generally positive  Being one …

What’s the biggest mistake pharmacists make when it comes to wound care? Angelo Pricolo talks to Geoff Sussman Wound Awareness Week runs from 17 – 23 August 2020. The objective …

Practising with PPE is a daily challenge, writes Angelo Pricolo Wearing a mask when going for a walk is tedious but spare a thought for healthcare professionals doing their usual …

Pharmacist and PhD candidate Dimi Hoppe contemplates the research journey and ‘thinking outside the box’ I can’t help but notice the similarities between the research journey and the mythological hero’s …

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 …