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A national real-time prescription monitoring system must happen as a priority, says Anthony Tassone The need for a real time prescription monitoring system to prevent …

Revisiting a busy year in pharmacy can help continue the momentum for change and development, says Kristin Michaels This week Australia’s largest scientific pharmacy conference …

Misinformation is muddying the waters around the Guild’s proposals for continued pharmacist provision of codeine-containing medicines, says Anthony Tassone Concern over the impact on patients …

What drives a pharmacist to seek Guild elective office? Amanda Seeto says she wants to advocate on behalf of her peers and give all pharmacies …

Pharmacy needs clarity and unity if it is to have a strategic approach to codeine rescheduling, says Rick Samimi The codeine rescheduling issue has been …

Evidence-based screening, as well as medication management, is an area where pharmacists have a vital role to play says PSA national president Shane Jackson  The …

Our profession cannot afford to stand still, writes Joe Demarte PSA is acutely aware that for our profession to flourish in the future, we need to …

Community pharmacy needs to embrace screening and risk assessment, says PSA national president Joe Demarte  Screening and risk assessment is a new and emerging health …

Pharmacies must comply with strict laws aimed at maintaining the privacy of the information in their control, say Jayr Teng, solicitor and Kellie Dell’Oro, principal …

PSA national president Joe Demarte is set to discuss the implications of the Pharmacy Remuneration and Reform Review  February 2017 is an important month for …

Ethics and evidence essential when advertising services, says PSA national president Joe Demarte The shift to offering professional services in community pharmacies has gathered momentum …

Healthcare reform is well and truly underway in Australia and will continue over the coming years, says Joe Demarte  In the face of this, our …