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There’s no excuse for just going through the motions in pharmacy, writes Karalyn Huxhagen I admit to being one of those people who seek out the programs that can assist …

Treating patients with chronic pain can be a complex, long-term relationship, especially if codeine is involved, writes Karalyn Huxhagen. Like all community pharmacists, I kick myself when I fall for …

Cause marketing is a great way to get pharmacy customers to care about your business. The catch is you need to really mean it, writes Ian Shanks There’s a lot …

Diabetes needs a patient-centred approach, write Dr Esther Lau and Professor Lisa Nissen For many people, diabetes can start insidiously, without people knowing or being aware that they have diabetes. …

A crackdown on access to codeine combination analgesics could leave us all worse off, writes Dr Deon Schoombie. Millions of Australians use over-the-counter medicines on a regular basis for a …

Australia lags internationally when it comes to down-scheduling medicines; leading New Zealand pharmacist Natalie Gauld explores why, and how the Australian pharmacy landscape could benefit from increasing access to drugs …

Helping treat and manage addiction through pharmacotherapy is part of a complex process, write Dr Esther Lau and Professor Lisa Nissen, from the School of Clinical Sciences, Queensland University of …

Australia is producing too many pharmacy graduates, thus diminishing the profession, writes NAPSA past president Xavier Agostino… In 1997 there were six universities nationwide, each offering a pharmacy program. Since …

Incontinence carries a stigma that makes it difficult for many sufferers to ask their pharmacist for help, writes 2010 PSA Pharmacist of the Year Karalyn Huxhagen. Preparing the pharmacy to …

Young pharmacists and students who say they want to make a difference in their communities need to actually get out and explore the opportunities, writes award-winning pharmacist Samantha Kourtis When …

Pharmacists can play a key role in helping their customers to be more active, writes 2010 PSA Pharmacist of the Year Karalyn Huxhagen. As pharmacists we are all aware that …

According to Taree pharmacist Ian Carr, homeopathy will do no harm, but it won’t do any good either, and pharmacists need to remove ‘magic water’ from their shelves to avoid …