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It’s hard to know where to turn to when looking to purchase a pharmacy, but Natalie Sirianni has some tips to help aid the search Buying a pharmacy can be …

Louis Roller takes an in-depth look at high blood pressure, its treatments and its consequences Hypertension (HTN or HT), also known as high blood pressure (HBP), is a long term medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Paracetamol versus placebo for knee and hip osteoarthritis Based on high‐quality evidence this Cochrane review confirms that paracetamol provides only minimal …

Richard Taggart takes a look at electronic medication management Medication is the most common intervention made by healthcare professionals. The safe selection, administration and use of medicines has a significant …

Dr Chris Freeman responds to the RACGP’s submission on pharmacist prescribing I am writing to object to the egregious assertions made in the RACGP’s submission to the Pharmacy Board of …

In the first instalment of our series on pharmacist-doctor collaboration, we speak with two Canberra health practitioners about how they work together Almost every week it seems doctor and pharmacist …

University of Sydney’s Pharmacy Student of the Year Katelyn Ingram is busy learning everything there is to know about the profession Pharmacy student Katelyn Ingram has been chosen from among …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Prescribed analgesics in pregnancy and risk of childhood asthma Exploration of Swedish register data shows no association between analgesic use (opioids, …

A former Guild state president has lashed out at current and proposed Government policy, saying the PBS is already “crumbling” Ian Todd, an honorary life member of the Pharmacy Guild …

Pharmacies are being ill-served by generic mission statements written up by their banner group head office, says Glenn Guilfoyle Too often when I ask an owner to have a look …

Louis Roller takes a look at MS: the types, treatments and what pharmacists can do to help Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a demyelinating disease in which the insulating covers of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord are damaged.  …

With a few changes to their marketing strategy, pharmacies can entice some of the best potential customers, writes Katrina McCarter I want to share with you an opportunity to attract …