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Pharmacist Tobias Speare outlines how you can encourage culturally safe and responsive practice in your pharmacy Australia is home to a multitude of cultures, including over 250 unique and distinct …

Pharmacy is confronted by a spate of vital government reviews, says PSA national president Joe Demarte  Last month, while PSA was preparing its response to the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration …

A review of pharmacy funding and practice is timely, says SHPA CEO Kristin Michaels Federal Health Minister Sussan Ley has stated on a number of occasions that one of the …

How a Guild initiative aims to broaden pharmacy’s professional service offering. Pam Price explains   The launch of a range of programs and tools to help great community pharmacies become …

It’s a good idea to periodically conduct risk analyses of your pharmacy’s processes and procedures, says PDL chair Dean Schulze  This is the second installment of a two-part series. See …

It’s a good idea to periodically conduct risk analyses of your pharmacy’s processes and procedures, says PDL chair Dean Schulze  New staff, operational changes and the force of time can …

Formal training programs will boost the expansion of pharmacists’ roles says Kristin Michaels, CEO of the SHPA    The lack of formal or structured experiential training programs post-registration has potentially …

The much delayed Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation Discussion Paper has finally arrived, writes Joe Demarte The paper contains an extensive list of 140 questions on a whole range …

Debate over pharmacist remuneration is welcome, says Guild executive director David Quilty The current debate over the future of the profession is a debate that we had to have – …

In December 2015 the Pharmacy Board of Australia (PBA) made a decision that was a game changer for Australian pharmacists, says Joe Demarte, PSA national president That decision was to revise …

NSW PDL Director Curtis Ruhnau takes a look at some of the more common areas of potential risk that PDL regularly sees. Patient profile and prescription intake Patient profile and …

The King Review discussion paper poses no fewer than 140 questions about virtually every aspect of Australia’s community pharmacy model, says George Tambassis. But it omitted one key question: should …