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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 …

Louis Roller has the lowdown on medicinal cannabis Cannabis (Cannabis sativa and others) is a plant that contains over 500 natural components, of which some 80 are cannabinoids. The main …

COPD treatments; celecoxib; HRT and risk of venous thromboembolism… Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Dual combination therapy versus long‐acting bronchodilators alone for COPD A …

As community pharmacy sails into a new reality, Bruce Annabel and Mal Scrymgeour present their top five initiatives that will help you innovate, thrive and survive With our 2018 Christmas …

Pharmacists are well placed to spot swallowing trouble early and to help manage the problem as part of a health care team, write Carlene McMaugh and Jarrod McMaugh Pharmacists will …

Is your pharmacy passive about safer sex? It’s everybody’s role to raise awareness of STIs and their prevention, writes Karalyn Huxhagen The following appeared in my Facebook feed for Early …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news… The Role of Pharmacists in General Practice in Asthma Management This pilot study conducted by one pharmacist in a …

What are the key performance measures that you should focus on for your pharmacy? Here’s what Natalie Sirianni suggests As a ‘numbers’ person, I always love this time of year …

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 …

Esther Lau and Lisa Nissen take a look at optimal use of the oral contraceptive pill… including the reason for the seven-day break There was an interesting read in The …

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 …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news The association between neonatal vitamin D status and risk of schizophrenia Findings from a large Danish case-control study suggests that neonatal …