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From latex allergy to why you shouldn’t wear two condoms, Louis Roller takes a look at this most important of contraceptive devices “Safe sex is an act of self-love.”             …

Building health services in 2016? Here are three tips to help you succeed, writes Vanessa Lontos January is an exciting time in pharmacy. It marks the beginning of a new …

Parents may find calculating dosage for children challenging, write Dr Esther Lau and Professor Lisa Nissen A young mother comes into your pharmacy with her two sick children, clutching a …

The Government’s desire to control community pharmacy is starting to look dangerously Soviet, writes Peter Feros The Soviet era is long gone, but its spirit felt alive and well as …

Pharmacists will need to keep on top of their own health as well as the health of their business in 2016, writes Samantha Kourtis The last two years have been …

The very hot weather Australia is currently experiencing brings a high risk of dehydration, writes Karalyn Huxhagen The very young and older people are more prone to dehydration in hot …

The $1 pharmacy co-payment discount is about as welcome as a lump of coal in a Christmas stocking for many pharmacists, writes Mal Scrymgeour… is your strategy in place yet? …

It’s all too easy for patients to make New Year’s Resolutions, writes Karalyn Huxhagen, and then abandon them… but pharmacists can help keep them on track. I am sure we …

The expanding role of community pharmacists—from making medicines to optimising outcomes—will require a shift in thinking, writes Vanessa Lontos Recently the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), whose role is to advance …

Christmas isn’t a happy time for everybody, write Dr Esther Lau and Professor Lisa Nissen, but pharmacists can help Christmas is usually a time for celebration, being with family and …

Medication reviews for people with intellectual disability are a key tool in addressing an access gap in an underserved population, writes Manya Angley The authors of a recent systematic review …

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and its treatments require evaluation of symptom control, writes Ben Basger The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has recommended that doctors don’t use proton pump inhibitors …