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Full scope of practice has been touted as a panacea for pharmacy. Is it the lush oasis of the promised land, or merely a dusty mirage? A few decades ago, …

The overwhelming list of symptoms, treatment choices, and misinformation can leave many patients muddled when it comes to menopause, writes Leanne Philpott Menopause isn’t ‘secret women’s business’—at least it shouldn’t …

Health department bureaucrats are being blamed for the “strangulation” of the pharmaceutical industry, we reported in the Eighties It’s May 1984, and the editor of the AJP is incensed at …

From 6 May 2024, pharmacists in South Australia can provide women who meet certain criteria with a resupply of the oral contraceptive pill (OCP) without a doctor’s prescription It is …

You’re accredited and you’re keen to get started doing medicines reviews, but how do you actually go about it? Brett Currie, Karalyn Huxhagen and Angus Thompson have some pointers One …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Semaglutide in Patients with Obesity-Related Heart Failure and Type 2 Diabetes Results from the STEP-HFpEF DM Trial show that semaglutide led …

Pharmacy owners need to be mindful of fringe benefits tax (FBT) when providing employees with incentives, writes Victoria Le With the current market of finding good employees and providing benefits …

Community pharmacists can help people with terminal illness manage medicines, pain and other symptoms, but they are currently underutilised, say researchers Community based pharmacists can help support people who have …

Health professionals need to put “personal squabbles and disputes” over scope of practice to one side for the betterment of public health  It’s May 1934 and the Australasian Journal of …

Current credentialing arrangements for pharmacists have been extended into 2025. Experts in the field present a primer for medication management reviews Authors: Amy Page, Deborah Hawthorne and Brooke Shelly Pharmacists …

Pharmacy owners need to see a “fair” Eighth Community Pharmacy Agreement signed before they will feel confident in future viability of the sector While industry leaders are continuing to negotiate …

Debbie Rigby takes a look around at the latest in research news Curcumin and omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids as bioactive food components with synergistic effects on Alzheimer’s disease Curcumin and …