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Sometimes data on vitamins and supplements appears conflicting, leaving consumers with mixed messages about whether they should or shouldn’t take them A GP recently wrote in Medical Observer that vitamins …

AJP wants to know who you think should be allowed to own pharmacies in Australia With the public hearings held as part of Queensland’s inquiry into the pharmacy sector wrapping …

The concept of integrating pharmacists into GP practices continues to move forward – but what do pharmacists think of the idea? Evidence is emerging which shows value in clinical pharmacists …

What do you know about the link between depression, magnesium and zinc levels? Australians spend a whopping $2 billion on vitamins and supplements in Australia, but a recent survey of …

It’s the last chance to have your say in nominating your choices for the people who are leading pharmacy into the future We’ve been inundated with a range of nominations …

A Federal Senator recently questioned whether MedsChecks represent pharmacists being paid for ‘doing their job’. Do you agree?  A Federal Senator questioned whether pharmacies should be remunerated for providing services …

A recent Australian study found that while pharmacist knowledge of complementary medicines is generally OK, there are some major gaps that remain of concern Researchers from LaTrobe University, Vic, conducted …

We’d like to know what you think about My Health Record At an interactive session during the recent APP conference, Pharmacy Guild representatives asked delegates whether they had either registered …

Has your role changed and its scope increased enough to justify an increase in the award wage? Last week, the AJP reported on the Pharmacy Guild’s submission to the Fair …

Are pharmacists handing too much of their dispensing role to pharmacy technicians or assistants? Last week, pharmacy stakeholders expressed concern that pharmacy was “devolving” too much of its primary dispensing …

Have you ever been presented with a concerning script and, if so, did you contact the doctor and refuse to supply the medicine? A few weeks ago an inquest was …

Patients, customers, clients or something else? What is the term you most commonly use to describe those who enter your pharmacy?  There has been a gradual shift of opinion within …