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Angelo Pricolo writes about a friend and patient who was stable on his methadone treatment, helping kids in sport and active in preventive health… but then stigma reared its ugly …

The pharmacy business sales market is staying strong, with many pharmacists believing prices are likely to increase, a survey has revealed A majority of pharmacists believe that pharmacy business sales …

Does Santa need to defer Christmas due to the pandemic? Or does he need to update his approach to become a virtual Santa, Zoom Santa or click‐and‐collect Santa? Australian experts …

Karalyn Huxhagen takes a look at the different types of foodborne illness, and how pharmacists can help As pharmacists we are often called upon to provide symptom relief, management advice …

While a year of immense challenge, 2020 has raised pharmacy’s profile and opened up new opportunities of practice for the profession, says PSA national president Chris Freeman In the next …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Efficacy and safety of lowering LDL cholesterol in older patients A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials has concluded …

Three significant events dominated the pharmacy landscape in 2020, says George Tambassis In the first of a series of columns from leaders of the profession, Pharmacy Guild of Australia national …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Association of Therapies with Reduced Pain and Improved Quality of Life in Patients with Fibromyalgia In this systematic review, the effectiveness …

What steps can pharmacy owners take to help prevent their business from succumbing to the external forces that threaten disaster? Bruce Annabel & Mal Scrymgeour investigate We recently watched a …

Pharmacists can play a key role in educating people about their acne, writes Louis Roller Acne or acne vulgaris is inflammation of the sebaceous (oil) gland of the skin. At …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Migraine management Drugs can be used to treat acute migraine, or they can be used prophylactically to reduce the frequency and …

Angelo Pricolo recounts how his former boss handled a difficult situation… by doing everything pharmacists are taught not to do You never say “hold-up” in a pharmacy. Even if the …