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Recognising the true extent of a child’s pain is vital, as is selecting the appropriate treatment, and advising on adjunct non-pharmacological treatment strategies In a pharmacy setting, children experiencing mild, …

How pharmacists can play a leading role on the mental health frontline As well as being a Monash University master’s student, Kevin Ou also works in a community pharmacy in …

Experts agree menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) is safe and effective for women with no absolute contraindications—but timing is critical Leading menopause experts have welcomed a UK study that suggests the …

What advice can you offer on maintaining healthy skin or counselling on chronic skin conditions, such as eczema and psoriasis? While you can’t change the weather, you can encourage people …

Despite a ministerial apology, and subsequent National Action Plan, women with endometriosis continue to experience delayed diagnosis, ongoing pain and indifference Endometriosis is a debilitating, chronic condition that affects 200 …

Numerous studies have shown pharmacists are well placed to support sleep health. However, what is the true depth and feasibility of their role in this area? We are now more …

Considering the key factors involved in proton pump Inhibitor therapy may assist pharmacists in initiating successful step-down attempts Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is a common complaint among the general community. …

With mounting evidence supporting the influence of the gut microbiome, more people want to know how they can improve their gut health Knowledge about the human gut microbiome has increased …

Despite regulatory changes to codeine, pharmacists continue to play a vital role in the safe and appropriate use of analgesics As our knowledge of pain has progressed, we now recognise …

It’s time to address some of the myths around corticosteroids. What’s the latest advice regarding the risks and appropriate use? It is common for topical corticosteroids to be prescribed to …

Mounting evidence supports the influence of the gut microbiome on our health, so what can you advise people to do? Knowledge about the human gut microbiome has increased significantly over …

What are the most important health issues affecting the nation’s children? We look into the latest reports and data on children’s health We often hear how the children of today …