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Formal training programs will boost the expansion of pharmacists’ roles says Kristin Michaels, CEO of the SHPA    The lack of formal or structured experiential training programs post-registration has potentially …

Making use of your pharmacy’s data is less daunting than it may look, writes Guy Mckenzie It’s hard to turn from what you know. It seems to be when someone …

The latest in research news from Debbie Rigby Effects of the Dietary Approaches To Stop Hypertension (DASH) Diet and Sodium Intake on Serum Uric Acid In this small (n=103) randomised …

The much delayed Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation Discussion Paper has finally arrived, writes Joe Demarte The paper contains an extensive list of 140 questions on a whole range …

Interns aren’t just a low-priced replacement pharmacist or dispensary tech, writes Elise Apolloni Intern pharmacists are quite possibly the most rewarding part of my job as a community pharmacist and …

These days, when a customer enters a pharmacy they expect to be greeted by an experience they can’t get anywhere else, says John Koot. If you don’t give them this …

How can pharmacists help prevent stroke? writes Ben Basger About 50, 000 Australians have a stroke (cerebrovascular accident or CVA) per year. Factors that increase the risk of stroke are …

Pharmacy’s time of delusion over cost cutting has ended, writes Mal Scrymgeour I had a birthday not long ago. It was a day celebrated in some style. But it shouldn’t …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Systematic Review of Errors in Inhaler Use: Has Patient Technique Improved Over Time? A systematic search for articles reporting direct observation …

Debate over pharmacist remuneration is welcome, says Guild executive director David Quilty The current debate over the future of the profession is a debate that we had to have – …

Cancer is a leading cause of death in Australia, writes Louis Roller. More than 44,000 people died from cancer in 2013. Cancer accounted for about 3 in 10 deaths in …

There’s more to community engagement than your customers: you also need to think about local health professionals, writes Karen Brown Community engagement is beneficial to your business from a customer …