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Wages for pharmacists are a source of significant tension in the industry – but what would be the best way to improve them? One of the strongest themes emerging from …

The King Review Discussion Paper opened a Pandora’s Box of questions about how pharmacy could and should be structured – including looking at the way the Community Pharmacy Agreements are …

Which expanded health care role interests you most? Internationally and in Australia, pharmacists are moving into new and expanded roles in community pharmacy. Recently the Grattan Institute’s Dr Stephen Duckett …

It’s a common suggestion when the issue of jobs for pharmacists is discussed: move rural or regional to find better-paying work. At the PSA16 conference a panel on pharmacist pay …

Are you keen to expand your role—or worried about workload and pay? Last week, the Grattan Institute’s Dr Stephen Duckett said that using pharmacists’ skills to take the pressure off …

Many of you are stockpiling or resorting to overseas access to get required medications for patients AJP has received a great deal of feedback regarding our story on medicines shortages. …

Now that the dust is settling after the Coalition’s narrow victory, attention remains on the role health care played in the July 2 election. Last week PharmaDispatch reported that Sussan …

When the Turnbull Government decided late last year to PBS list a range of breakthrough Hepatitis C cures, Health Minister Sussan Ley described it as a “watershed moment”. Minister Ley …

Dermatology is becoming a key issue for pharmacists, particularly concerning the use of topical corticosteroids. Key to the issue is the use of the words, “Use sparingly”. Debbie Rigby recently …

Do you have a private consulting room? With pharmacy poised to roll out more and more professional services, and pharmacist vaccination now offered around the country, it’s more important than …

Do you believe pharmacies should stock naturopathic medicines? Vote in our poll Concerns have again been raised publicly about pharmacy’s role in supplying naturopathic products and services. Pharmacist and long-time …

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has pulled the trigger for a double dissolution election – but how will it impact pharmacy? There’s been precious little mention of health promises from any …