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Leaders of the profession pay tribute to John Coppock as he steps back from official pharmacy after a lifetime of service  ‘One of life’s true gentlemen’ is set to retire …

Listening to the voices of First Nations people is key to ensuring equitable access to medicines, write Dr Alice Gilbert, Michelle Edmonds and Associate Professor Bhavini Patel. As pharmacists, we …

Five years ago, Deborah Hawthorne had quit pharmacy and believed she wouldn’t be back. How has she since become one of Australia’s leading consultant pharmacists – and one of the …

Are fish oil supplements as healthy as we think? And is eating fish better? In this article from The Conversation, Evangeline Mantzioris, program director of Nutrition and Food Sciences and Accredited …

Covid seems to have had long-term impacts on the immune system of many sufferers. Evidence is gradually emerging on how and why this may be happening What are the links …

The continuing digitisation of most aspects of pharmacy is leading to exponential growth in the risk of cyber attacks and data breaches. What can pharmacies do?  Chris Brooker investigates While …

New research has revealed the level to which workload and workstyle is affecting pharmacists’ capacity to follow their own advice when it comes to dry eye  Eye health, and the …

Use of mirtazapine in aged care facilities has been steadily growing – but is it always appropriate? This is part one of a focus on the use of antipsychotics and …

From a record high in November 2022, the announcement of the Government’s 60-day dispensing policy is crippling confidence in the community pharmacy sector, writes Nick O’Donoghue  Data from the latest …

Studies show an increase in prevalence of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD). Reviewing the symptoms and guiding on the appropriate OTC treatments can help manage the condition. Leanne Philpott investigates It’s …

Contraceptive counselling benefits both public and individual patient health. So, should pharmacists offer more in the way of contraceptive advice and care? Leanne Philpott reports Many young women may have …

Anaphylaxis is a potentially fatal, severe allergic reaction. And it is on the rise. Knowing the signs and how to respond are vital, says Leanne Philpott.  More than 4 million …