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What is the difference and which one is appropriate for pharmacies? Stephanie McGrath explains There are different types of commercial agreements that a pharmacist will come across during the course of …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Overdiagnosis of Penicillin Allergy Leads to Costly, Inappropriate Treatment A growing body of evidence suggests that as few as 10% of …

A short-and-sweet summary of the changes being implemented as early as this December, by Stephanie McGrath As announced in the budget, the following changes are being implemented as early as this …

How assembly line theory can help maximise efficiency and effectiveness in community pharmacy, by Glenn Guilfoyle Readers of the trade press over recent months will have had opportunity to digest the …

Pharmacy intern Vasilios Sotiropoulos has recently been recognised for his research into the real-world costs of hepatitis treatment This month, ex-NAPSA Director Vasilios Sotiropoulos won the top prize in intern …

Many Australians need help preparing for good health while they travel, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Customers present to pharmacy with requests and questions about travel on a regular basis. Many of …

Apart from the relatively new retailing sales event, called Black Friday, the 23rd November 2018 has further significance, writes Phillip Chapman It’s not for retail sales, but for retail sales …

Debbie Rigby takes a look around at recent research news Deprescribing conversations: a closer look at prescriber–patient communication Exploration of initiation, style and content of patient and healthcare provider communication …

As the silly season begins, Louis Roller takes a look at navigating the pitfalls of overindulgence Overindulgence: to allow yourself to have too much of something enjoyable, especially food or drink: wish I hadn’t overindulged so much …

Debbie Rigby takes a look around at the latest in research news Patient-centered care interventions to reduce the inappropriate prescription and use of benzodiazepines and z-drugs A systematic review of …

What are the lessons from the recent pharmacy valuation season? John Thornett explains Since 30 June 2018 valuation activity has certainly been very high. We have seen activity pick up …

Jarrod McMaugh takes a look at Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, stigma and why new AIDS cases are rarer than in the past In Australia, an estimated 25,000 people are living with HIV, …