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The safety of a pharmacist’s patients should always be front of mind. Beyond a pharmacist’s clinical expertise, the culture within our healthcare settings significantly impacts patient outcomes One crucial aspect …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Prevalence and patterns of comorbidities in older people with type 2 diabetes in Australian primary care settings This study used BEACH …

What are the 5 key forces at play in the current pharmacy market? Natalie Sirianni explains The last 5 years Over the last five or so years, we have seen …

New research confirms the benefits of vaccination, writes Glen Pyle, Dalhousie University COVID-19 is a respiratory disease. Yet, from the earliest days of the pandemic, the cardiovascular risks associated with …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Blood pressure and variability responses to the down-titration of antihypertensive drugs In this study, down-titration of antihypertensive drugs in people with …

Sigma Healthcare’s merger with Chemist Warehouse may go ahead despite competition concerns Associate Professor of Finance at RMIT, Angel Zhong, warns  Corporate Australia loves a big merger. And amid a growing …

Chantelle Turner takes a look at fixing up workflow problems: and you’re the best person to do it, she says A theme that reverberated around APP 2024 was the importance …

How have the recent seismic changes to the community pharmacy landscape affected the way you should view your banner group relationship? We speak to the experts The announcement of the …

Should pharmacy workers be compensated if they are brought down by anthrax, arsenic poisoning or phosphorus poisoning? Our 1914 issue had the answer Industrial relations were on the agenda in …

Professional leaders, pharmacy groups including Chemist Warehouse and Pharmacy4Less, and students have taken to social media to express their gratitude to mark Thank Your Pharmacist Day  Associate Professor Fei Sim, …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news European Respiratory Society statement on novel nicotine and tobacco products, their role in tobacco control and “harm reduction” All these nicotine …

Community pharmacy has enjoyed many privileges in Australia, but has that led to some within the profession taking them for granted, and missing out on a golden opportunity to expand …