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This podcast provides pharmacists with an overview of key aspects related to perimenopause and menopause and the importance of taking a patient-centred approach in the management of symptoms. Presented by …

Combined oral contraceptive pills (COCs) and progestogen-only oral contraceptive pills (POPs), are the most commonly used contraceptives in Australia.1 Many factors affect the choice of oral contraceptives. POPs may be …

Presentations of many conditions that feature abdominal pain are similar and can be difficult to differentiate. It is vitally important for pharmacists to be able to identify the red flags …

Smoking is an important risk factor in the development of chronic respiratory conditions including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma. Pharmacists conducting comprehensive medication reviews have an opportunity to …

Lupus is a chronic condition that results from a malfunctioning immune system. There are different types of lupus; the most common being systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Symptoms include skin rashes, …

Providing support and strategies to improve the likelihood of smoking cessation and manage side effects and withdrawal symptoms is an important role for pharmacists. Smoking abstinence rates can be improved …

Pharmacists can have a far-reaching impact on mental health outcomes for children through numerous strategies that promote early intervention, appropriate treatment and counselling, adequate monitoring, multidisciplinary collaboration, health promotion and …

A two-part CPD podcast presented by Brett MacFarlane, Dr Treasure McGuire and  Dr Natasha Andreadis, about the key aspects related to perimenopause and menopause. It is important to take a …

In addition to counselling on diabetes medicines, pharmacists also play a role in educating people with diabetes on the importance of monitoring blood glucose levels for optimal disease management. By …

The arrival of the new baby is physically, emotionally and psychologically challenging. It requires the mother, her partner and family members to respond and adjust. This article examines some of …

Pharmacists play a critical role in the treatment of erectile dysfunction. With appropriate counselling, a pharmacist can shape the outcome for patients. By Tim Stewart, clinical men’s health pharmacist Learning …

Pharmacists have an important role in the management of patients with peptic ulcer disease (PUD), and are uniquely positioned to provide patient education and advice about the risk factors associated …

Your legal responsibilities in pharmacy are directly related to whether you’re a pharmacist, a manager or a proprietor. Our specialist panel will show you how to avoid the regulatory pitfalls. …