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It’s a good idea to periodically conduct risk analyses of your pharmacy’s processes and procedures, says PDL chair Dean Schulze  New staff, operational changes and the force of time can …

Mental health issues often don’t occur in isolation, writes Ben Basger There are challenges when dealing with mental health patients. Responses from such patients may differ from other types of …

Here’s how pharmacists could have better handled Christie Hayes’ requests for emergency contraception, writes Jarrod McMaugh A few days ago, MamaMia published an article written by Christie Hayes describing her …

Headlines can cast undeserved shade onto pharmacy, writes Jarrod McMaugh—and the issue of kids and cough medicine is a good example The Royal Children’s Hospital recently released an editorial document …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest research relevant to pharmacy Implementation of asthma guidelines to West Australian community pharmacies A controlled study across 336 metropolitan pharmacies located in …

Australians need to be encouraged to make the time for screening programs, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Pink October is a major event to raise the awareness of all cancers that affect …

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 …