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Chris Freeman looks at why medical practitioners and pharmacists need to collaborate, not skirmish “Coming together is a beginning; Keeping together is progress; Working together is success.”—Henry Ford It takes …

AJP chats with the current NAPSA president about career paths, working alongside doctors and goals for the future Adelaide student Jessica Hsiao is about halfway through her term as president …

Anthony Tassone refutes recent claims around longer-length prescriptions, and looks at their drawbacks A recent article in the Medical Journal of Australia, written by Dr Evan Ackermann, cannot go unchallenged …

The current debate over the provision of Consumer Medicine Information leaflets (CMIs) misses the fundamental point of patient health literacy, says Anthony Tassone It is perhaps a measure of the …

Apart from the relatively new retailing sales event, called Black Friday, the 23rd November 2018 has further significance, writes Phillip Chapman It’s not for retail sales, but for retail sales …

Donald Trump’s plan to bring down the skyrocketing cost of prescription medication in the US has potential to see prices increase in other parts of the world, writes Matthew Bellgrove …

Should pharmacy adopt a stronger position on environmental issues? AJP editor Chris Brooker argues that the time is right for pharmacy to take a stand Recent weeks have seen a …

The concept of trust is crucial to how consumers respond to what their pharmacy offers them, as well as the long-term future of our profession, writes Gerard Stevens Trust is …

My Health Record is the key to improving medication safety, and pharmacists have a crucial role, says Dr Shane Jackson Australia’s healthcare system is under great strain with rising costs …

Pharmacists need to stand up for themselves and their patients, writes Carlene McMaugh… but how? Assertiveness is defined as having confidence in your statements or beliefs, or defending, upholding or …

The latest views published by the AMA seek to take Australian healthcare policy back into the silos that hampered it for so long, says Anthony Tassone The latest article published …

Karalyn Huxhagen rounds up some of the best educational (and entertaining) podcasts for pharmacists As the furious race to the 30.9.18 happened and we all scrambled to ensure our CPD …