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Sometimes, pharmacists have time to eat lunch. Angelo Pricolo muses on the array of options available… Lunch can be a blessing. But it can also be a curse if you …

Angelo Pricolo reflects on the difference made by Maureen Chesler, as the stalwart of pharmacotherapy retires The AOD sector has been diminished with the announcement that Maureen Chesler, Pharmacotherapy Development …

Angelo Pricolo muses about the nexus between food and health… and where the rules are different When I travelled to Italy with the family pre-COVID-19 in 2019 (sounds funny…) I …

Why isn’t collaboration the norm between doctors and pharmacists? wonders Angelo Pricolo A patient went to see her doctor about a nagging ailment. The doctor asked if anything had been …

Angelo Pricolo reflects on the unexpected loss of two pharmacy friends Some telephone calls just start bad and get worse. There is no good way to hear about the death …

Angelo Pricolo, mindful of his safety, joins the ranks of men in Lycra Two of the most eye-catching images in the sporting world are the middle-aged hirsute male in undersized …

From cash to Bankcard to unavoidable bank fees, Angelo Pricolo takes a look at the way Aussies pay… and how pharmacists have had to respond The days of taking thousands …

Angelo Pricolo opens up about how the death of a young patient focused his approach to helping find support Working part-time in the inner Melbourne suburb of North Fitzroy was …

Angelo Pricolo tells us about a formative experience in Paris When I think of Paris, two people spring to le mind. Edith Piaf, the little sparrow, singer-songwriter noted as France’s …

Angelo Pricolo reflects on experiencing racism as a kid in the 1970s… and how it’s shaped his approach to his patients Growing up Italian in Australia in the 70s was …

How did having his pharmacy broken into lead to Angelo Pricolo meeting his idol? When you get the 3 am phone call you know it’s not good news. Break-ins often …

Angelo Pricolo faces up to his fears—and his feet—but at least he was able to come prepared After enduring the pain of two ingrown big toenails for most of my …